Novel surgical glue moves closer to FDA application

09/16/2011 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette · American City Business Journals

European Union officials approved the sale of a surgical glue that the manufacturer says reduces fluid accumulation and reduces the need for drainage of surgical wounds. TissuGlu is dispensed through a handheld applicator and adheres the skin flap to tissue, closing spaces where fluid can build up. Manufacturer Cohera Medical plans to file for FDA approval by the end of the year and begin clinical trials early next year.

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