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Park S A MD; Giannattasio, C MD; Tancer, M L MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology: November 1981
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A case is reported in which microcrystalline collagen hemostat (Avitene) was used to control bleeding in conservative ovarian surgery. At subsequent reoperation, an extensive proliferative granulomatous response to this substance was noted. The case raises the question of tissue reaction to Avitene used within the peritoneal cavity.

© 1981 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists