Atlas of Foreign Materials
Gelfoam

An absorbable gelatin compressed sponge used as a hemostatic agent. It typically will resorb within 2 weeks if not used in excessive quantity. Occasionally used in extraction sockets in the past.

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Gelfoam 5x

Gelfoam 5x

Gelfoam 10x

Gelfoam 10x

Gelfoam 20x

Gelfoam 20x

Gelfoam 20x

Gelfoam 20x

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