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BioGlue Surgical Adhesive

International

BioGlue Applications and Additional Information

Approved indications of use vary from country to country.  Please check your local language specific Instructions for Use.

In cardiovascular surgery

  • Aortic dissection repair
  • Aortic valve replacement
  • Aortic aneurysm repair
  • Ventricular assist device
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Peripheral bypass/AV access

In neurological surgery

  • Sealing the cranial duratomy
  • Sealing the spinal duratomy
  • Sealing repairs following transsphenoidal surgery

In general surgery

  • Gastrointestinal repair
  • Colorectal repair
  • Esophageal repair
  • Pancreatic repair
  • Splenic repair
  • Hepatic repair
  • Hernia mesh fixation

Randomized, controlled trial

A prospective, randomized, controlled trial of the effectiveness of BioGlue in treating alveolar air leaks

Patrick Tansley, Faisal Al-Mulhim, Eric Lim, George Ladas and Peter Goldstraw - J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2006;132:105-112

BioGlue is not approved for commercial distribution in the People’s Republic of China.
BioGlue is indicated in Japan for use as an adjunct to adhesion and hemostasis for aortic dissection, suture anastomosis (including aortic dissection and artificial blood vessel anastomosis) and heart suture.
BioGlue is indicated in the USA as an adjunct to standard methods of achieving hemostasis in adult patients in open surgical repair of large vessels (such as aorta, femoral, and carotid arteries)