Interceed Side Effects Could Result In Residual Irrigation Fluid Lawsuits
Interceed | Lawsuits, Lawyers | Side Effects: Can Turn To Black Color, Enlargement Of Black Color, Residual Irrigation Fluid
Interceed is frequently used to reduce adhesion's that can result from gynecologic surgery. Interceed is applied in a dry, single layer on and between the location of surgical trauma (raw surfaces) where adhesion's may form, creating a physical barrier to prevent these areas from adhering to adjacent surfaces. Interceed, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, received FDA approval on September 15, 1989.
Interceed causes two problems. First, Interceed can turn black when placed on bleeding tissue because hemoglobin has touched the oxidized cellulose. If the spot enlarges, Interceed should be removed and better hemostasis instituted. The second problem is related to the presence of residual irrigation fluid. In the Trendelenburg position, the patient is on an elevated and inclined plane, usually about 45°, with the head down and legs and feet over the edge of the table, and the excess fluid goes into the upper abdomen. Once the patient is out of this position, the excess fluid flows down into the cul-de-sac and washes off the Interceed.
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