|Title||Chitosan dressing provides hemostasis in swine femoral arterial injury model. |
|Publication Type||Journal Article |
|Year of Publication||2007 |
|Authors||Gustafson, SB, Fulkerson, P, Bildfell, RJ, Aguilera, L, Hazzard, TM |
|Journal||Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors |
|Date Published||2007 Apr-Jun |
|Keywords||Wound Healing |
Chitosan dressings have been shown to be effective in improving survival of severe parenchymal injuries in an animal model and in treating prehospital combat casualties. Our goal was to test the efficacy of chitosan acetate dressings in providing durable hemostasis in a high-flow arterial wound model.