Quick GuideLarval Debridement Quick Guide

Larval Debridement Quick Guide

Assessment and diagnosis, Complex wounds, Infection, Products

Larval Debridement Quick GuideLarval debridement therapy (LDT), also known as ‘maggot therapy’ or ‘biosurgery’, involves the use of larvae of the greenbottle fly, which are introduced to a wound to remove necrotic, sloughy and/or infected tissue. This Quick Guide provides information on the benefits of LDT and how these can be applied in practice.

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