>We've only done a few - had pt sign permit but did not need IRB
permission - it's not experimental - and it worked like a charm in those
we've done. I would think that the June JVS article would be sufficient
justification. You do use the bovine topical thrombin in spite of what it
says on the packqage insert.
>>>> Tom Rosendahl <[log in to unmask]> 12/03/98 06:39PM >>>
>Would anyone with experience using Kang et al's method of thrombin
>injection of pseudoaneurysms please share their success and numbers
>of patients treated. We're having some difficulty getting approval
>at our facility short of an IRB to proceed with this exciting project.
>If anyone knows of any published work(s) besides Kang's please inform.
>Tom Rosendahl, RN BS RVT- Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, LA
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