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Application of Lucilia sericata Larvae in Debridement of Pressure Wounds in Outpatient Settings

DOI :

10.3791/62590-v

9:37 min

December 4th, 2021

December 4th, 2021

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1Father B. Markiewicz Podkarpackie Specialist Oncology Centre, Specialist Hospital in Brzozów, 2Institute of Health Sciences, College of Medical Sciences, University of Rzeszów, 3General Surgery Clinic, Specialist Hospital in Radom, 4Department of Clinical Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University

Maggots of Lucilia sericata were used in the debridement of deep pressure sores in outpatient settings for the treatment of pressure sores involving the complete skin thickness. The technique presented in the article does not pose risks for the patient.

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