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Maggot Debridement Therapy – an untold story

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article image By Muhammad Jawad ul Hassan, Dr. Muhammsad Sohail SajidSterility is the principal factor for the success of MDT. Sterile larvae are used to avoid contamination, for this purpose larvae are bred in sterile and moist environment. Optimum moisture level and adequate supply of oxygen to the maggots in the wound helps to hasten the process of healing. Formerly, it was considered that the numerous microscopic hair-like projections on the bodies of larvae and a pair of mandibular hooks assist in the…Read More