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  • Loay S. Kabbani
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    Correspondence to: Vice Chair Research, Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Wayne State University, 2799 West grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
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    Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship, Henry Ford Hospital, Vice Chair Research, Department of Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery FTA, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
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  • Mai T. Lam
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    Graduate Program Director, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
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Published:March 03, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2022.02.001
      Dr. Hoshina and his colleagues have developed a new hemostatic sealant (TetraStat) based off a polyethylene glycol (PEG) hydrogel PEG that solidifies upon contact with body fluids to achieve hemostasis. This hemostasis is independent of the blood coagulation factors. They tested their product using 27 G needle injuries in water filled pressurized PTFE grafts, and then on an inferior vena cava injury in vivo rat model with acceptable results.
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