surgical debridement

surgical debridement

[‚sər·ji·kəl də′brēd·mənt]
(medicine)
The removal of foreign material and devitalized tissue using a scalpel or other sharp instrument.
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The treatment of pressure ulcers is usually with hyperbaric oxygen treatment, vacuum-assisted closure (VAC), surgical debridement, and classical methods.
Traditional treatment is ligation of artery, excision of infected pseudoaneurysm and surgical debridement of necrotic tissues2.
CHICAGO -- Pediatric patients with Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis who received purely supportive care and surgical debridement had poorer outcomes, compared with other treatment modalities, a systematic review suggested.
Prompt diagnosis, aggressive medical treatment and radical surgical debridement, as soon as possible, are the key to successful treatment.
We ask that you respect the family's wishes at this time to keep this matter private to allow Ralph to start the healing and rehabilitation process which will include daily wound dressing changes, surgical debridement and skin grafting.
Elevation of the limb, incisions to relieve pressure as a decompression procedure in compartment syndrome, surgical debridement, skin grafting, surgical amputation are some of the surgical interventions that are undertaken in children with snake envenomation.
Topical application of bromelain to skin wounds and burns has been shown to be a safe and effective method for debridement of necrotic tissue and is an alternate to surgical debridement.
Standard treatment was applied to address the condition including regular surgical debridement and antibiotic administration.
reported a patient with vulvar PG that was successfully managed through surgical debridement and primary closure without flap reconstruction (7).
The treatment carried out was surgical debridement and antibacterial therapy, particularly iodides.
While the debate and controversies on treatment options for the optimal management of severe necrotizing pancreatitis (SNP) are still ongoing, open surgical debridement remains the "gold standard" for the treatment of infected pancreatitis and pancreatic necrosis.