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fi·brin

 (fī′brĭn)
n.
An elastic, insoluble, whitish protein produced by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen and forming an interlacing fibrous network in the coagulation of blood.

fi′brin·ous adj.

fibrin

(ˈfɪbrɪn)
n
(Physiology) a white insoluble elastic protein formed from fibrinogen when blood clots: forms a network that traps red cells and platelets

fi•brin

(ˈfaɪ brɪn)

n.
1. the insoluble protein end product of blood coagulation, formed from fibrinogen by the action of thrombin.
2. gluten.
[1790–1800; fib(e)r + -in1]
fi′brin•ous, adj.

fi·brin

(fī′brĭn)
A fibrous protein produced in response to bleeding that is the main component of blood clotting.

fibrin

A fibrous protein providing the framework on which blood clots form.
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Noun1.fibrin - a white insoluble fibrous protein formed by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen when blood clotsfibrin - a white insoluble fibrous protein formed by the action of thrombin on fibrinogen when blood clots; it forms a network that traps red cells and platelets
protein - any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes; "a diet high in protein"
Translations

fi·brin

n. fibrina, proteína insoluble indispensable en la coagulación de la sangre.

fibrin

n fibrina
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Though, the use of fibrin glue has already become popular to avoid suturing and its complications, but potential risk of prion disease transmission and anaphylaxis in susceptible individuals are its major limitations.
Dr Roshan Ara Kazi further informed that in some cases, a doctor might use fibrin glue, made from plasma protein, to seal up and heal a fistula rather than cutting it open.
Here, we report a case involving a chronic enterocutaneous fistula (ECF) for 24 months that was treated using hypertonic saline injection within the duodenal mucosa and use of fibrin glue as an adhesive to ensure rapid closure.
Different therapies are being used to treat anal fistula world wide ranging from fistulotomy to fibrin glue plug and radiofrequency ablation12.
The use of fibrin glue at the deep cuff and laparoscopic surgical sites may facilitate earlier catheter use.
showed that all patients with osteochondral defects who received BM-MSCs transplanted on platelet-rich fibrin glue (PR-FG) had a significant improvement in their functional knee scores and MRI findings after 6 months and remained stable 12 months post operation.
A new family of platelet concentrate, which is neither a fibrin glue nor a classical platelet concentrate, a new biomaterial, called platelet-rich fibrin (PRF), releases high amounts of growth factors TGF-b1, PDGF-AB etc.
The success rate of fibrin glue and collagen paste (Permacol[R]) is 16-25% [9] and up to 54% [10], respectively in the multi-center study, but the total number of studies is still insufficient and financially costly for a complete treatment.
Most blood banks split the whole blood into two or more components such as red cell concentrate, platelet concentrate, fresh frozen plasma or cryoprecipitate and fibrin glue.
The lymphatic vessels were ligated with 5/0 non-absorbable suture in combination with a pair of previously prepared Teflon felt strips (Figure-2B), and fibrin glue (Tisseel(r) Baxter, Deerfield, IL, USA) was applied to cover the lymphadenectomy area.
Hereafter, the autologous chips were placed into the debrided lesion and fixed using fibrin glue.