Treatment of pressure ulcers with larvae of Lucilia sericata


Polat E. , Kutlubay Z., Sirekbasan S., Gokalp H., Akarirmak U.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, vol.63, no.4, pp.307-312, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tftrd.2017.851
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.307-312

Abstract

Objectives: This study aims to investigate the use of the Lucilia sericata larvae in patients with decubitus ulcers resistant to hyperbaric oxygen treatment, vacuum-assisted closure, surgical debridement, and other conventional therapies.