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Maggots (invertebrate)

Known as: Fly larvae, Maggot, Maggots 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2015
Review
2015
The idea of using fly larvae for processing of organic waste was proposed almost 100 years ago. Since then, numerous laboratory… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
  • Ronald Sherman
  • Journal of diabetes science and technology
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 40390491
In the 21st century, eighty years after William Baer presented his groundbreaking work treating bone and soft tissue infections… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Maggot therapy, also known as biosurgery, is an ancient method for the healing of chronic infected wounds. Although clinicians… Expand
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2007
2007
INTRODUCTION It has been known for centuries that maggots are potent debriding agents capable of removing necrotic tissue and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of maggot therapy for treating foot and leg ulcers in diabetic patients failing conventional… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
  • Ronald Sherman
  • Wound repair and regeneration : official…
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 27635996
To define the efficacy and safety of maggot therapy, a cohort of 103 inpatients with 145 pressure ulcers was evaluated. Sixty-one… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Maggot debridement therapy (MDT) was first introduced in the US in 1931 and was routinely used here until mid-1940s in over 300… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Fly maggots have been known for centuries to help debride and heal wounds. Maggot therapy was first introduced in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The potential growth stimulating effects of the blow fly, Phaenicia sericata, on mammalian tissue were assessed by exposing human… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
For centuries, maggot therapy (MT) has been recognized as an aid to wound healing. By including live blowfly larvae in wound… Expand
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