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Surgical Sponges (Surgical Sponge) Summary

Description: Gauze material used to absorb body fluids during surgery. Referred to as gossypiboma if accidentally retained in the body following surgery.

Also Known As: Surgical Sponge; Sponge, Surgical; Sponges, Surgical

Networked: 97 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 3 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Surgical Sponges is Relevant

  1. Skin Neoplasms (Skin Cancer) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
  2. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
  3. Fistula : 1 study in 7 results
  4. Infection : 1 study in 2 results
  5. Foreign Bodies (Foreign Body) : 11 results
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Drugs Related to Surgical Sponges

  1. Potassium
  2. Polymers
  3. Coagulants
  4. Chlorhexidine
  5. Barium
  6. Tranexamic Acid (AMCA)
  7. Plastics
  8. Phenobarbital (Luminal)
  9. Hexachlorophene
  10. Erythropoietin
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Therapies Related to Surgical Sponges

  1. Mohs Surgery (Mohs' Micrographic Surgery)
  2. Cholecystectomy
  3. Medication Reconciliation
  4. Catheters
  5. Thyroidectomy
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