• Vibhakar Vachhrajani
  • Payal Khakhkhar


Debridement plays a major role in wound management, it is a complete science. It requires expertise to know when to debride, how much to debride and when not to debride. Simple debridement with gauze and scoop is helped by advances in debridement technology like whirlpool, water pressure devices, water knife, ultra sound, laser, etc. Advances in dressing materials provides environment for better autolytic debridement. Maggot therapy is an age old biological debriding therapy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vibhakar Vachhrajani
    • 1
  • Payal Khakhkhar
    • 1
  1. 1.Diabetic foot and wound managementVijay Vachhrajani Memorial Hospital RajkotIndia

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