International Journal of Hematology and Oncology 2023, Vol 33, Num 4 Page(s): 060-064
The Efficiency of Ankaferd Blood Stopper During the Dental Surgery in Hemorrhagic Diathesis: Case Series

Alper AKTAS1, Nuray ER1, Serkan KIRIS1, Osman T. KOSEOGLU1, Ibrahim C. HAZNEDAROGLU2

1Hacettepe University Faculty of Dentistry Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Ankara, TURKEY
2Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Haematology, Ankara, TURKEY

Keywords: ABS, hemorrhagic diathesis, Dental surgery
Dental surgery in patients with hemorrhagic diathesis represents a great clinical challenge regarding the bleeding and complicated infections. There are various methods and materials for haemostasis of these patients. One of them is ABS (Ankaferd Blood Stopper), which has been approved for the clinical management of external post-surgical and dental surgery bleedings in Turkey. ABS could be effectively used both in individuals with normal haemostatic parameters and in patients with deficient primary hemostasis and/or secondary hemostasis. In this case series, total 11 patients who have various illnesses especially hemorrhagic diathesis are presented. ABS application demonstrated successful clinical management of the patients with various types of hemorrhagic diathesis.