biotherapy

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biotherapy

[¦bī·ō′ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
Treatment of disease with biologicals, that is, materials produced by living organisms.
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Maggot debridement therapy is a natural way to debride wounds by lysing bacteria and fungi (Cazander et al., 2013).
Eron, "Maggot debridement therapy in the treatment of complex diabetic wounds," Hawaii Medical Journal, vol.
Treating wounds in small animals with maggot debridement therapy: A survey of practitioners.
Of 19 similar wounds not treated with maggot debridement therapy, nearly a third developed postoperative wound infections and subsequent dehiscence, reported Ronald A.
(2015) Maggot debridement therapy: Advancing to the past in wound care.
(4) Nevertheless, several species of flies have been used for maggot debridement therapy (MDT), the commonest being L.
To the Editor: The use of maggots to clean necrotic wounds, known as maggot debridement therapy (MDT), has long been known to the scientific world.