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debridement

[dē′brīd·mənt]
(medicine)
A surgical procedure for removing lacerated, morbid, or contaminated tissue.
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The larvae debride by eating necrotic tissue and slough, which are removed by the mechanical action of their mandibles and coarse bodies (Rafter, 2013).
Humming above me, they debride the gallery, disappear inside.
Later this year she will be working with the company to conduct a clinical trial using maggots to debride leg ulcers.
Last year, 30,000 NHS patients were treated with maggots to debride their wounds.
As an example, he introduced the technique of using suction to debride penetrating wounds of the brain, which is used to this day.
Since there is no kinematic problem with debriding the central two-thirds of the disc, one can debride the thinning degeneration of the disc, even if there is no frank perforation, and unload the ulnar side of the wrist with a wafer procedure.
They explain how to decide when and when not to debride, how to evaluate and work with the shape of the wound, and the types of tissues to debride.
Vibrilase may meet the medical need for a product that can rapidly and safely debride partial-thickness burns by potentially reducing the incidence of infection, improving the outcomes of skin grafts, and ultimately reducing the time to healing.
6-8] Everything required to debride and heal a wound is already present in the wound itself.
Nurses apply a wound dressing wet with Betadine of saline and remove it when dry in an attempt to debride the wound Studies show, however, that removal of the dressing also removes healing tissue.