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VERSAJET References



1. Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a high-powered parallel waterjet for wound debridement. Granick MS, Posnett J, Jacoby M, Noruthun S, Ganchi PA, Datiashvili RO. Wound Repair Regen. 2006;14:394-397.
2. The debridement of chronic leg ulcers by means of a new, fluidjet-based device. Mosti G, Mattaliano V. Wounds. 2006;18:227-237.
3. Toward a common language: surgical wound bed preparation and debridement. Granick M, Boykin J, Gamelli R, Schultz G, Tenenhaus M. Wound Repair Regen. 2006;14:S1-S10.
4. Dermal preservation using the VERSAJET* hydrosurgery system for debridement of paediatric burns. Cubison TC, Pape SA, Jeffery SL. Burns. 2006;32:714-720.
5. Immediate skin grafting of sub-acute and chronic wounds debrided by hydrosurgery. Vanwijck R, Kaba L, Boland S, Gonzales y Azero M, Delange A, Tourbach S. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2010;63:544-549.
6. Centrifugal debridement: tissue sparing surgical treatment of chronic wounds. Abernathie B, Granick MS. J Wound Technol. 2009;5:10-11.
7. Device related tangential excision in burns. Jeffery SLA. Injury, Int J Care Injured. 2007;38S:S35-S38.
8. The use of VERSAJET in the limb salvage following failure of minor amputation in diabetic foot. Paola LD, Brocco E, Senesi A, De Vido D, Merico M, Ninkovic S. Data on file report 4649/5025.
9. A prospective randomised controlled clinical trial comparing hydrosurgery debridement with conventional surgical debridement in lower extremity ulcers. Caputo WJ, Beggs DJ, DeFede JL, Simm L, Dharma H. Int Wound J. 2008;5:288-294.
10. The impact of VERSAJET hydrosurgical debridement on wounds containing bacterial biofilms. Allan N, Olson M, Nagel D, Martin R

Wound Rep Reg 2010 18:A88.

20th Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society, Gent, Belgium, September 15-17, 2010.

VERSAJET hydrosurgery versus classic escharectomy for burn debridement; a prospective randomized trial.

Gravante G, Delogu D, et al.

J Burn Care Res 2007;28(5);1-5
(data for VERSAJET & escharectomy combined)
12. Experiences with waterjet hydrosurgery in wound debridement.

Gurunlouglu R.

World J Emerg Surg 2007 May 2;2:10
13. Weighted average of five studies involving 451 patients with mixed wounds (acute, chronic, burns). See details below.    


Authors Sample size
VERSAJET debridement
Mean procedures
per patient
Weight Weighted
Mosti & Mattaliano (2006) 2 142 1.24 0.31 0.39
Gravante (2007) 10 87 1.41 0.19 0.27
Gurunlouglu (2007) 11 15 1.33 0.03 0.04
Vanwijk (2010) 5 167 1.20 0.37 0.44
Granick (2006) 1 40 1.18 0.09 0.10
Total 451   1.00 1.26

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