International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dentistry | India | Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024 | Rating: 5.4 / 10


To Evaluate the Efficacy of Feracrylum as a Haemostatic Agent following Minor Oral Surgery

Dr. Heera | Dr. Zaid Ali Khan | Dr. Krishna Kishor | Dr. Abhishek Singh | Dr. Eram Anwar


Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the versatility of Feracrylum as a haemostatic agent following minor oral surgeries, without altering the regimen of an anti-platelet drug. Method: The post-operative bleeding was assessed in 100 patients on anti-platelet drug following minor oral surgical procedure by comparing the Feracrylum group with the saline-soaked gauze as pressure pack. Result: In group 1, 100% patients and in group 2, 18% patients had ooze from the surgical site after 2 minutes and 5 minutes with the p-value of 0.012. The bleeding was significant in group 1 at 24th hr., 2nd and 3rd post-operative day with the p-value of 0.01 and 0.135, though no noticeable bleeding was detected in group 2 respectively. Conclusion: Introduction of Feracrylum is alchemy in oral and maxillofacial surgery to restrict the local bleeding following minor surgery in the oral cavity for those patients who are on anti-platelet drug with least systemic circulation absorption.


Keywords: Haemostasis, Minor oral surgery, Anti-platelet drug, Coagulation cascade, Bleeding risk


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024,


Pages: 776 - 778


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