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2006 Traumatic Wound Debridement A Comparison Of Irrigation Methods

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Traumatic Wound Debridement: A Comparison of Irrigation Methods. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 20(2):83-88, February 2006. Draeger, Reid W BS; Dahners, Laurence E MD Conclusions: There has been some concern regarding damage produced by high-pressure pulsatile lavage (HPPL). According to our quantitative soft tissue damage data, tissue treated by HPPL was damaged...
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1998 A Comparison of the Intramedullary Pressures and Temperatures Generated during Reaming between the Standard Reaming System and a New Low Pressure Designed Reaming System

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OTA Abstract 1998: The purpose of this study was to compare the new reamer system against the standard reaming system on the basis of IM pressures and temperatures generated.
Conclusion: The new low pressure IM reamer design appeared to significantly reduce pressures and reduce temperatures in cadaveric bones when tested against...
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2000 Pulsatile Lavage Irrigation for Removing Particulate Matter from Bone

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/420377

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At the current time, it seems most appropriate to use high-pressure lavage systems in the irrigation and debridement of open fractures. It is noted that high-pressure lavage may have adverse effects and that surgeons should be judicious in the amount of fluid that is potentially injected into the...
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2002 Wound Debridement A Comparison to Two Techniques for Particle Clearance

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OTA 2002 Posters OTA 2002 Posters Poster #3 Basic Science Wound Debridement: A Comparison to Two Techniques for Particle Clearance Lawrence X. Webb, MD ; Michael O. Morykwas, PhD; Tom Smith, PhD; Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
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2011 Pulsatile lavage irrigator tip a rare radiolucent retained foreign body in the pelvis

Location: http://www.pssjournal.com/content/5/1/14/abstract

Retained foreign bodies after surgery have the potential to cause serious medical complications for patients and bring fourth serious medico-legal consequences for surgeons and hospitals. Standard operating room protocols have been adopted to reduce the occurrence of the most common retained foreign bodies. Despite these precautions, radiolucent objects and uncounted...
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