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J Wound Care. 2002 Nov;11(10):407-8.

Larvae therapy and venous leg ulcers: reducing the 'yuk factor'.

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Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid-Glamorgan, UK. Peter.Evans@nglam.tr.wales.nhs.uk

Abstract

When a podiatrist modified a nylon maggot therapy containment bag used to dress a wound, debridement was slower but the maggots could be more easily observed and were easier to remove. It is also more user friendly for patients and practitioners.

PMID:
12494833
DOI:
10.12968/jowc.2002.11.10.26445
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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