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Heart Health

06 April 2010

TachoSil Sealant Patch Approved for Cardiovascular Surgery

Prevents bleeding from small vessels

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The biodegradable patch is designed to break down inside the body within six months. Plasma used in the product's manufacture is screened for blood-borne diseases, the FDA said, and the collagen taken from horse tendons is filtered from impurities, including viruses that affect horses.

 

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