Gas Blockage Prompts Alert for Spray Devices

April 11, 2012
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency issued an alert for air- or gas-pressurized spray devices used in the application of sprayable fibrin sealants during intra-operative hemostasis. Fatal air or gas embolism could occur during, or immediately after, application of fibrin sealants using the air- or gas-pressurized spray devices.