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Hemostasis during intramedullary spinal cord tumor excision

This page was last updated on May 9th, 2017

I completely agree.  I do essentially the same thing.  I use a tiny Surgicel (that’s the trade name – it’s oxidized cellulose) supported with cotton pledgets.  I will try and send you some videos.  I do not use ultrasonic aspirator or any intraoperative monitoring.  Something like this may be quite difficult to accept in the US.

Aadil Chagla

Prof. of Neurosurgery, K E M Hospital, Mumbai



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