February 2015

New Product - Artiss

Artiss (sealer protein solution containing fibrinogen, factor XIII, aprotinin + thrombin solution containing thrombin, calcium chloride) is a two component fibrin sealant made from pooled human plasma. Artiss is indicated to adhere autologous skin grafts in burn patients and to adhere tissue flaps during facial rhytidectomy surgery (face lift). Artiss is not indicated for haemostasis. Artiss is contraindicated for tissue injection, and intravascular injection. Artiss is available as a single use double chamber syringe with chamber 1 containing deep frozen sealer protein solution and chamber 2 containing deep frozen thrombin solution in pack sizes of 2 mL (containing 1 mL of sealer protein solution and 1 mL of thrombin solution), 4 mL (containing 2 mL of sealer protein solution and 2 mL of thrombin solution) and 10 mL (containing 5 mL of sealer protein solution and 5 mL of thrombin solution).

This list is a summary of only some of the changes that have occurred over the last month. Before prescribing, always refer to the full product information.

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