debridement

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debridement

[dē′brīd·mənt]
(medicine)
A surgical procedure for removing lacerated, morbid, or contaminated tissue.
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Mechanical instrumentation for root canal debridement may leave certain areas of the root canal system untouched due to its complex anatomy It has been shown that mechanical instrumentation without irrigation reduces but does not predictably eliminate microorganisms in the canal.
A scanning electron microscope evaluation of root canal debridement using saline, sodium hypochlorite, and citric acid.
Novel technique for medullary canal debridement in tibia and femur osteomyelitis.