Ultrasonic wound debridement device

Malaysian Health Technology Assessment (MaHTAS)
Record ID 32016000288
Authors' objectives: To assess the safety, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of ultrasonic wound debridement device using low-frequency high intensity contact ultrasound for wound debridement.
Authors' recommendations: There was limited evidence retrieved to show that this device was not associated with major complications. However, mild pain was one of the reported adverse events. Low frequency high intensity contact ultrasound debridement device or ultrasonic wound debridement device seemed to have potential benefit as an adjunct to standard treatment for chronic wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers, venous ulcers and pressure ulcers. However, there was lack of good quality evidence. Hence, more quality evidence is required.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2014
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Malaysia
MeSH Terms
  • Humans
  • Debridement
  • Ultrasonic Therapy
  • Ultrasonics
  • Wound Healing
Organisation Name: Malaysian Health Technology Assessment
Contact Address: Malaysian Health Technology Assessment Section, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Federal Government Administrative Centre, Level 4, Block E1, Parcel E, 62590 Putrajaya Malaysia Tel: +603 8883 1229
Contact Name: htamalaysia@moh.gov.my
Contact Email: htamalaysia@moh.gov.my
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