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 (dā′brēd-mäN′, dĭ-brēd′mənt)
Surgical excision of dead, devitalized, or contaminated tissue and removal of foreign matter from a wound.

[French débridement, from débrider, to unbridle, debride (from the likening of constricting bands of tissue to bridles), from Old French desbrider : des-, de- + bride, bridle (probably from Middle High German brīdel, rein).]

de·bride′ v.
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(dɪˈbriːdmənt; deɪ-) or


(Surgery) the surgical removal of dead tissue or cellular debris from the surface of a wound
[C19: from French, from Old French desbrider to unbridle, from des- de- + bride bridle]
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(dɪˈbrid mənt, deɪ-)

surgical removal of foreign matter and dead tissue from a wound.
[1835–45; < French débridement=débride(r) to take away the bridle, Middle French desbrider (des- de- + brider, derivative of bride bridle)]
de•bride′, v.t. -brid•ed, -brid•ing.
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A surgical method of removing contaminated tissue.
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Noun1.debridement - surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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n. desbridamiento, proceso quirúrgico de limpieza de una herida o quemadura para prevenir una infección.
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n desbridamiento
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Surgical factors primarily include surgical technique, the type of adjunctive biomaterials used (if any), routine postoperative surgical debridement, and patient compliance with wound care.
[4] All the patients received intravenous fluid resuscitation, immediate surgical debridement and broad spectrum intravenous antibiotics.
Management of FG is aggressive and multimodal, consisting of resuscitation, broad-spectrum antibiotics and surgical debridement. [1,3] Diversion of urine and stool may be necessary.
"This study is unique in that it aims to not only capture more commonly employed interventions such as supportive care, surgical debridement, intravenous immunoglobulin [IVIG], and corticosteroids but also newer modalities that coincide with our improved understanding of the pathogenesis of the disease, such as the use of cyclosporine and biologies," said Mr.
An effective non-surgical debridement agent could play a major role in a mass casualty incident involving victims exposed to Sulfur Mustard and suffering from a serious and life [threatening] condition."
In the study a total of 107 were initially enrolled with 4 patients lost to follow up, 2 patients grew antibiotic resistant organisms so were not followed but treated differently and 6 patients needed a second or third debridement. Thus 95 patients remained, were followed and completed the study.
Objective: Thorough debridement is the basis of periodontal treatment and a profound segment of dental hygiene expertise.
With the high failure rates of irrigation and debridement, it is apparent that biofilm plays a key role, and because of this strategies for disrupting biofilm can help in decreasing bacterial burden and improving efficacy of antibiotics.
Extensive daily dressing changes and debridement were done to his right lower extremity wound.