debridement

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debridement

[dē′brīd·mənt]
(medicine)
A surgical procedure for removing lacerated, morbid, or contaminated tissue.
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Rapid and selective enzymatic debridement of porcine comb burns with bromelain derived Debrase: acute-phase preservation of noninjured tissue and zone of stasis.
Efficacy of enzymatic debridement of deeply burned hands.
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Studies demonstrate that LDT works by mechanical as well as enzymatic debridement, has antibacterial properties, and stimulates wound healing [40-43].