maggot therapy

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maggot therapy

[′mag·ət ‚ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
Implantation of sterile cultivated maggots of the bluebottle fly into wounds in the treatment of chronic soft tissue infections and chronic osteomyelitis.
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Search terms included maggot debridement therapy, larval therapy, Lucilia sericata, wound therapy, biotherapy, and conventional debridement.
Now, UK researchers have conducted the first randomised controlled trial to investigate the clinical and cost-effectiveness of larval therapy on wound healing.
The deal secures ZooBiotic's position as a dominant larval therapy player in the European wound healing market.
ZooBiotic is one of the UK's first NHS businesses with rapidly growing markets in larval therapy.
ZooBiotic - one of the UK's first NHS spinout businesses - is a fully commercial operation with rapidly growing markets in larval therapy.
Dr Coombs said, "Over the next five years we aim to bring the benefits of larval therapy to a wide audience internationally, and certification will play a significant part in achieving that.
The company - one of the UK's first NHS spinout businesses - is a fully commercial operation with rapidly growing markets in larval therapy.