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European Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2019 December;3(3):69-71

DOI: 10.23736/S2532-3466.19.00181-4

Copyright © 2019 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Hemostasis in sinonasal carcinoma surgery

Aviram MIZRACHI 1, 2

1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel; 2 Center for Translational Research in Head and Neck Cancer, Davidoff Cancer Center, Petah Tikva, Israel



A case of a nasal cavity squamous cell carcinoma presented with concurrent neck metastasis in an elderly woman with a history of esophageal cancer. Electrocauterization was unable to control the exposed maxillary bone hemorrhage during the maxillectomy surgery. WoundClot hemostatic gauze, when applied to the exposed bleeding bone, achieved rapid and complete hemostasis.


KEY WORDS: Carcinoma, squamous cell; Hemostasis; Nasal cavity

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