Ankaferd Blood Stopper Is More Effective Than Adrenaline Plus Lidocaine and Gelatin Foam in the Treatment of Epistaxis in Rabbits

Kelles M., Kalcioglu M. T., ŞAMDANCI E., Selimoglu E., Iraz M., MİMAN M. C., ...More

CURRENT THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, vol.72, no.5, pp.185-194, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


BACKGROUND: Epistaxis is an important emergency that can sometimes be life threatening without effective intervention. Persistent and recurrent bleeding can lead to aspiration, hypotension, hypoxia, or even severe and mortal cardiovascular complications. Providing prompt hemostasis is important, and the hemostatic method used must be easily and locally applicable, efficient, and inexpensive.