TachoSil® patch is convenient: ready-to-use, no mixing, no thawing, no refrigeration required.
Maximum Number of Patches to be Applied
When applying TachoSil® patch, do not exceed the maximum number of TachoSil® patches shown below:
|Tachosil® Patch Size||Amount of Human Fibrinogen/Total Patch Size (mg)||Amount of Human Thrombin/Total Patch Size (Units)||Maximum Number of TachoSil® Patches to be Applied|
3.7 in x 1.9 in
(9.5 cm x 4.8 cm)
1.9 in x 1.9 in
(4.8 cm x 4.8 cm)
Choose patch size
Select the TachoSil® patch based on the size of the wound area.
May be cut
The patch may be cut to the appropriate size and shape.
Extend 1 to 2 cm
The patch should extend 1 to 2 centimeters beyond the wound margins
Overlap at least 1 cm
If more than one patch is used, overlap the patches by at least 1 cm.
Indicated for use with manual compression in adult and pediatric patients as an adjunct to hemostasis in cardiovascular and hepatic surgery when control of bleeding by standard surgical techniques (such as suture, ligature or cautery) is ineffective or impractical.
Not for use in place of sutures or other forms of mechanical ligation in treatment of major arterial or venous bleeding. Not for use in children under one month of age.