Maggots (invertebrate)

Known as: Fly larvae, Maggot, Maggots 
 
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2014
2014
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE Maggot wound therapy (MWT) has been used in various wounds including diabetic foot ulcers, venous leg ulcers… (More)
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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… (More)
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2003
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2003
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of maggot therapy for treating foot and leg ulcers in diabetic patients failing conventional… (More)
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2002
2002
To define the efficacy and safety of maggot therapy, a cohort of 103 inpatients with 145 pressure ulcers was evaluated. Sixty-one… (More)
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2002
2002
Maggot debridement therapy has been used for more than 70 years to treat nonhealing soft tissue wounds. Blowfly larvae are used… (More)
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1999
1999
BACKGROUND Fly maggots have been known for centuries to help debride and heal wounds. Maggot therapy was first introduced in the… (More)
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1999
1999
Between 1 October 1996 and 31 December 1998 123 patients (74 men, 43 women) suffering from acute (n = 17) and chronic (n = 21… (More)
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1997
1997
Maggot therapy has been used since the 1930s for treating soft-tissue wounds. Despite decades of experience with this therapy… (More)
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1996
1996
With the recent resurgence in the interest and use of maggot therapy, blow fly rearing can be expected to increase. The rearing… (More)
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1995
1995
The authors illustrated a chronic bilateral plantar foot ulcer of several years' duration that was resistant to all forms of… (More)
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