Use of Fibrin Glue in Vitreoretinal Surgery

Applications of fibrin sealant are gaining caseload in cardiovascular, neurological, orthopedic, urological dermal, and soon, as preceded in this clinical trial in progess, ophthalmology:

Safety and efficacy of fibrin sealant in vitreoretinal surgery http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01022164

The criteria for patient inclusion in this trial are those having vitreoretinal procedures that require suture.

Several companies active in the area of surgical sealants and glues have efforts in opthalmology.  These include, but a far from limited to, Angiotech and Lifecore Biomedical.



See the MedMarket Diligence report #S175: http://mediligence.com/rpt/rpt-s175.htm

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