Blurton talked about the maggot therapy
, saying: "'It wasn't very nice to look at...I couldn't look at the photos [of the maggots] to start with.
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has been specifically investigated for use in venous leg ulcers and diabetic ulcers.
In previous studies, Maggot therapy
was found to be more potent and useful in chronic pressure ulcers treatment than conventional treatment methods prescribed with rare side effects.
He describes the rise of artificial intelligence as a type of maggot therapy
: It consumes only those portions of the physician's work that are no longer human, restoring us to health.
Highlights include BioMonde, a wound care company specialising in larval debridement therapy, or maggot therapy
Research by Steenvoorde and coauthors (2005) considered the existence of the "yuk factor" of maggot therapy
by studying 41 patients who used MDT therapy (either application technique) for their nonhealing wounds.
The larvae used in maggot therapy
are "sterile" larvae of the P sericata fly.
From traditional maggot therapy
to modern biosurgery.
(sometimes called larval therapy) is the application of live fly larvae to wounds in order to aid in wound debridement (cleaning), disinfection and/or healing.
Despite emergency surgery, maggot therapy
and a daily cocktail of drugs, her MRSA couldn't be brought under control - and she was warned she could die.