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  • Maggot debridement therapy in the treatment of nonhealing chronic wounds 

    Martin, Dodie (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2007-05)
    Maggot therapy utilizes freshly emerged, sterile larvae of the common greenbottle fly, Phaenicia (Lucilia) sericata, which secrete digestive enzymes that selectively dissolve necrotic tissue, disinfect the wound, and thus ...