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In addition to traditional skin suturing, surgeons can use a tissue adhesive.

The tissue adhesive Histoacryl® consists of monomeric n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate, which polymerises quickly in connection with tissue fluid. Histoacryl® is available in two colours: translucent, special for facial application, and blue, which enables an easy control over the quantity applied.

The formation of esophageal and fundal varices is a common and dangerous consequence of portal hypertension. Effective sclerosation of these varices is possible with Histoacryl®. It can be employed for nonbleeding and for bleeding varices. Combined therapy with Histoacryl® and conventional sclerosation therapy is possible.


Wound closure

  • Wound closure in one minute
  • Anti-bacterial barrier protects the wound
  • Storage at room temperature
  • Excellent cosmetic results
  • Easy-to-use procedure

Sclerosation therapy

  • For bleeding and non-bleeding varices
  • Easy-to-use procedure

Mesh fixation

  • Low recurrence rate
  • Stand-alone fixation method in different hernia repair techniques, such as: Lichtenstein, TAPP, TEP and small incisional hernias
  • Non-invasive method reported to be better tolerated by the patient
  • Low intra- and postoperative morbidity
  • Potentially less harmful than traditional invasive methods


  • Closure of minor skin wounds without suturing
  • Closure of skin in endoscopic incisions
  • Sclerosation of esophageal and fundal varices
  • Fixation of hernia meshes, especially in inguinal
  • hernia surgery


For further information please contact your B. Braun representative or mail to

e-mail: biosurgicals [at] bbraun [dot] com

Documents / Links / Videos (3)
  • PDF [275 KB]
    Patient Instructions
    Histoacryl® Topical Skin Adhesive
  • URL
    Patient Bravery Award for Children
    Succesfully glued with Histoacryl®
  • URL
    Brochure Histoacryl®
    Protection gets everywhere
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