Preclinical/Clinical Evidence

A number of research studies support the use of V.A.C. VERAFLO Therapy. Click on a study title to download (if available) or request a copy.

Clinical recommendation papers: V.A.C. VERAFLO Therapy

Gupta S, Gabriel A, Lantis J, Teot L. Clinical recommendations and practical guide for negative pressure wound therapy with instillation. Int Wound J 2016;13:159-17.

McKanna M, Geraci J, Hall K et al. Clinician panel recommendations for use of negative pressure wound therapy with instillation. Ostomy Wound Manage 2016;S3-S14.

Kim PJ, Attinger CE, Crist BD, et al. Negative pressure wound therapy with instillation: review of evidence and recommendations. Wounds. 2015;27(12):S1-S20.

Clinical publications: V.A.C. VERAFLO Therapy

Kim PJ, Attinger CE, Oliver N, et al. Comparison of outcomes for normal saline and an antiseptic solution for negative pressure wound therapy with instillation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015;136:657e-664e.

Kim PJ, Attinger CE, Steinberg JS, et al. The impact of negative pressure wound therapy with instillation compared with standard negative-pressure wound therapy: a retrospective, historical, cohort, controlled study. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014; 133:709-716. Abstract available; for the complete study, please request a copy using the form below.

Gabriel A, Kahn K, Karmy-Jones R. Use of negative pressure wound therapy with automated, volumetric instillation for the treatment of extremity and trunk wounds: clinical outcomes and potential cost-effectiveness. Eplasty. 2014;14:e41. Published online Nov. 3, 2014.

Gabriel A, Rauen B. Simplified negative pressure wound therapy with instillation: advances and recommendations. Plast Surg Nurs. 2014;34(2):88-92. Abstract available; for the complete study, please request a copy using the form below.

Gabriel A, Kahn M. New advances in instillation therapy in wounds at risk for compromised healing. Surg Technol Int. 2014;24:75-81. Abstract available; for the complete study, please request a copy using the form below.

Brinkert D, Mazen A, Naud M, et al. Negative pressure wound therapy with saline instillation: 131 patient case series. Int Wound J. 2013;10:S56-S60.

Kim PJ, Attinger CE, Steinberg JS, et al. Negative-pressure wound therapy with instillation: international consensus guidelines. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Dec;132(6):1569-1579. Abstract available; for the complete study, please request a copy using the form below.

Gabriel A. Integrated negative pressure wound therapy with volumetric automated fluid instillation in wounds at risk for compromised healing. Int Wound J. 2012;9:S25-S31.

Preclinical studies: V.A.C. VERAFLO Therapy

Lessing MC, James RB, Ingram SC. Comparison of the effects of different negative pressure wound therapy modes—continuous, noncontinuous, and with instillation—on porcine excisional wounds. Eplasty. 2013;13:e51. Published online 2013 Oct 1.

Rycerz AM, Allen D, Lessing MC. Science supporting negative pressure wound therapy with instillation. Int Wound J. 2013;10(suppl 1):20-24.

Lessing MC, Slack P, Hong KZ, et al. Negative pressure wound therapy with controlled saline instillation (NPWTi): dressing properties and granulation response in vivo. Wounds. 2011;23(10):309-319.

Clinical recommendation papers: V.A.C. VERAFLO CLEANSE CHOICE Dressings

Kim PJ, Applewhite A, Dardano AN et al. Use of a novel foam dressing with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Instillation: Recommendations and clinical experience. Wounds 2018;30:S1-S17.

Clinical publications: V.A.C. VERAFLO CLEANSE CHOICE Dressings

Fernandez L. Early experience with the use of negative pressure wound therapy with instillation and a novel reticulated open cell foam dressing with through holes. Innovations. 2018;1(1):S4-S6.

Teot L, Boissiere F, Fluieraru S. Novel foam dressing using negative pressure wound therapy with instillation to remove thick exudate. Int Wound J 2017;14:842-848.

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