The Versajet water dissector: a new tool for tangential excision.

  title={The Versajet water dissector: a new tool for tangential excision.},
  author={Matthew Brady Klein and Sue Hunter and David M. Heimbach and Loren H. Engrav and Shari Honari and Ellen Gallery and D B Kiriluk and Nicole S. Gibran},
  journal={The Journal of burn care & rehabilitation},
  volume={26 6},
Goulian and Watson knives work well for tangential burn excision on large flat areas. They do not work well in small areas and in areas with a three-dimensional structure. The Versajet Hydrosurgery System (Smith and Nephew, Key Largo, FL) is a new waterjet-powered surgical tool designed for wound excision. The small size of the cutting nozzle and the ability to easily maneuver the water dissector into small spaces makes it a potentially useful tool for excision of burns of the eyelids, digits… CONTINUE READING