Pol Merkur Lekarski 2020 Dec;48(288):422-426
I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University, Ternopil, Ukraine.
Medical sponge is a tool that has absorbent and antiseptic properties, as well as stimulates tissue regeneration and is used in surgery, neurosurgery, dentistry, otolaryngology and gynecology to stop blood loss or to close wound surfaces (burns, trophic ulcers). To summarize the information of the professional literature on medical (hemostatic) sponges, their classification and applications, the areas of their use in medical practice and also modern excipients and active pharmaceutical ingredients that can be used in their technology.
Aim: The aim of the study was to summarize data on the characteristics, classification of medical sponges, auxiliary substances and active pharmaceutical ingredients used in the technology of these agents and medical use. Read More