FDA approves J&J and Grifols’ blood-stopping protein spray for surgical bleeds

Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit has received a 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Vistaseal applicators, which spray a biological sealant to stem moderate bleeding during open or laparoscopic surgical procedures. The airless spray products are the first fruit of a broad partnership between the device maker. and plasma-derived medicine manufacturer Grifols, which developed the human fibrin sealant for

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