ePlasty: Vol. 21
Hypochlorous Acid Solution Is Safe for Intracavitary Lavage: Examination in a Rodent Model
Robert L. Ball, MD,a,b Gaurav Garg, MD,a,b Juan Sebastian Vazquez, MD,a,b Anna Day, BS,a,c Lauren T. Moffatt, PhD,a,d,e Martin C. Robson, MD,f and Jeffrey W. Shupp, MDa,b,d,e

aFirefighters’ Burn and Surgical Research Laboratory, MedStar Health Research Institute, Washington, DC; bThe Burn Center, Department of Surgery, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC; cOak Ridge Institute for Science and Education via Department of Energy, US Army Center for Environmental Health Research, USAMRMC, Fort Detrick, MD; dDepartment of Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC; eDepartment of Surgery, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC; and fDepartment of Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL


Correspondence: lauren.t.moffatt@medstar.net
Keywords: hypochlorous acid, lavage, intracavitary, washout, Dakin's solution

Background: Intracavitary irrigation is a routine component of many surgical procedures, especially in those involving a contaminated field. Normal saline remains the .......