Okcel

Oxidised Cellulose Haemostats

Okcel Haemostat

Next Generation Haemostats

Okcel is an oxidised cellulose haemostat manufactured by the chemical experts Synthesia in the Czech Republic. Okcel comes in four formats, H-T (Original), H-D (Heavy Duty), F (Cotton Wool, non-woven form) and S (Strengthened Cotton Wool). Okcel has been used in surgery for over 20 years and has been used in over 3 million surgical procedures

 

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Faster haemostasis

Okcel can generate haemostasis within minutes, faster than other oxidised cellulose products on the market

Easier to Position

Okcel can be used in open and minimal invasive surgery and is easier to position than traditional haemostats

More Absorbent

Okcel is more absorbent that traditional haemostats due to the higher surface area of the product

Fully Absorbed in 21 days

Okcel can be left in situ where it is fully absorbed by the body in 21 days without any left over residues

Okcel H-T

Indication

Control of capillary, minor venous and minor arteriolar bleeding
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Okcel H-D

Indication

Control of higher volume capillary, venous and arteriolar bleeding
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Okcel F

Indication

Control of bleeding over large areas and difficult to reach areas
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Okcel S

Indication

Control of bleeding during laparoscopic surgery
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Okcel-H-T

Okcel H-T

Okcel H-T is a textile material made from long, natural staple cotton. This knitted version of the absorbable haemostatic material is of standard density. It is used to control capillary bleeding, as well as bleeding from smaller veins and arterioles during surgery and minimally invasive procedures 

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MPCFormat SizeUOINHS SC CodePurchase
H-T5015 x 1.25cm15ELS540Buy Now
H-T5075 x 7cm15ELS485Buy Now
H-T5107 x 10cm15ELS484Buy Now
H-T5355 x 35cm10ELS482Buy Now
H-T54010 x 20cm10ELS483Buy Now

Okcel H-D

Okcel H-D is a knitted textile version of the absorbable haemostatic material that is thicker, denser and more effective. It is suitable for stopping and controlling the diffusion of higher volumes of blood and bleeding from veins and arterioles during surgical procedures when it is not possible to use ligation or other conventional methods to stop bleeding

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MPCFormat SizeUOINHS SC CodePurchase
H-D2022.5 x 2.5cm15ELS486Buy Now
H-D2092.5 x 9cm15Direct Only
H-D5755 x 7.5cm10Direct Only
H-D7107 x 10cm10ELS543Buy Now
H-D142014 x 20cm10Direct Only
Okcel H-D
Okcel-H-F

Okcel F

Okcel F is a non-woven, multi-layered fibrous version of the absorbable haemostatic material that is more lightweight and extremely flexible. It is used to achieve haemostasis over large areas, for surface applications and in hard to reach places

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MPCFormat SizeUOINHS SC CodePurchase
H-F2052.5 x 5cm10ELS479Buy Now
H-F5755 x 7.5cm10Direct Only
H-F5105 x 10cm10ELS480Buy Now
H-F101010 x 10cm10ELS481Buy Now

Okcel S

Okcel S is a strengthened, non-woven cotton wool form of oxidised cellulose, offering superior handling, higher absorbency and is designed for use in laparoscopic surgery. The properties of Okcel S mean it does not stick to instruments, it’s easy to pass through the laparoscopic portal and has no memory effect. The two smaller sizes of Okcel S are also vacuum sealed, condensing the size of the product, allowing for easier passage in laparoscopic surgery. The product then naturally increases in size when exposed to air. Okcel S has the indication to control capillary, venous and arteriolar bleeding 

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MPCFormat SizeUOINHS SC CodePurchase
H-S2052.5 x 5cm10Direct Only
H-S5055 x 5cm10Direct Only
H-S5105 x 10cm15Direct Only
H-S101010 x 10cm10Direct Only
Okcel-S

Product Brochure

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Okcel Case Study

Major Cardiac Foundation Trust Saves Over £350,000

A Major Cardiac NHS Foundation Trust adopted Okcel in 2014 after being made aware of the huge savings that could be achieved by switching from the most commonly used oxidised cellulose haemostat to the Okcel alternative. The Cardiac 

Hospital and International Centre of Excellence have a large requirement for the cotton wool form of Okcel, Okcel F, due to the nature of Cardiac Surgery. Okcel F offers faster haemostasis, more accurate placement and increased adaptability

 over the original form of the product. Between 2014 – 2018, the Major Cardiac Trust has saved over £350,000 from the previous provider and continue to save over £90,000 a year. 

Savings are calculated using the official NHS Supply Chain catalogues from the 2014 – 2018 editions 

Which Oxidised Cellulose Haemostat do you need?

Compare the four different Okcel’s to see which one you need

Product TypeDescriptionHandlingIndication
Okcel H-T
  • Knitted regular density textile form
  • Can be easily cut without fraying
  • Easy (re)positioning at the bleeding site 
  • Can be rolled
  • Does not stick to instruments
  • No memory effect
  • Control of capillary, minor venous and minor arteriolar bleeding
Okcel H-D
  • Knitted high-density textile form
  • Higher thickness
  • Improved endurance
  • Better efficiency
  • Can be easily cut without fraying
  • Easy (re)positioning at the bleeding site 
  • Can be rolled
  • Does not stick to instruments
  • No memory effect
  • Control of higher volume capillary, venous and arteriolar bleeding
Okcel F
  • Non-woven cotton wool form
  • Multi-layered structure
  • Reduced weight
  • Extreme adherence
  • Extreme flexibility
  • Can be easily shaped into a ball or a roll
  • Any layer can be easily separated for different intensities of bleeding
  • Easy (re)positioning at the bleeding site 
  • Does not stick to instruments
  • No memory effect
  • Control of bleeding over large areas
  • For topical applications to irregularly shaped bleeding sites or difficult to access areas
Okcel S
  • Strengthened non-woven cotton wool form
  • Higher absorbency against standard form
  • Superior handling
  • Easy application through a laparoscopic trocar
  • Easy (re)positioning at the bleeding site 
  • Does not stick to instruments
  • No memory effect
  • Control of capillary, venous and arteriolar bleeding
  • Suitable for laparoscopic use

Contact Us

Uniplex (UK) Ltd
11 Furnace Hill
Sheffield
S3 7AF

0114 241 3410
info@uniplexuk.com