News Briefs

November 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;11/15/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 22, p2114
Academic Journal
The article offers news briefs as of November 15, 2011. The FDA cleared the paperwork to market Excellagen topical gel, a collagen wound dressing for the management of diabetes-related foot ulcers, chronic vascular ulcers and pressure ulcers. The FDA also approved a temperature-sensitive gel that functions as a vascular clamp, for use by surgeons to temporarily stop blood flow in below-the-neck blood vessels of less than or equal to 4mm in diameter.


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