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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

fibrin sealant 
A plasma-derived fibrin biomatrix preparation consisting of two separate solutions that are combined on application. The sealer protein solution contains clottable human fibrinogen and bovine aprotinin, a fibrinolysis inhibitor; the thrombin solution contains human thrombin and calcium chloride. When the solutions are combined, a clot is formed, reproducing the final stages of the coagulation cascade. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand names:Fibrocaps
TISSEEL VH
Foreign brand name:Beriplast P