New interest in maggot therapy
- With dermaPACE trial done, PMA is 'around the corner.'. Pedersen, Amanda // Medical Device Daily;9/22/2010, Vol. 14 Issue 184, p1
The article reports on the announcement by Sanuwave that it has completed patient follow-up in its phase III investigational device exemption trial of dermaPACE for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. The company is hoping to submit the pre-market approval (PMA) module to the U.S. Food and...
- FDA approves luliconazole for tinea pedis. // Dermatology Times;Dec2013, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p25
The article reports on the approval of the Luzu Cream by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of tinea pedis in the U.S.
- Get a Foothold. D. R. S. // Arthritis Today;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p67
The article reports on the approval of the generic versions of prescription medication for treating foot problems by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A number of factors increase the risk of infections in the toenails or underlying skin. Generic versions of ciclopirox, a topical...
- Doctors use maggots to clean out wounds. // Current Science;11/14/97, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p15
Reports that the medical use of maggots can be used to help cure stubborn wound infections. Factors which influenced the medical use of the maggots; Name of the first person to use the maggots; Advantages of using the maggots to patients with stubborn wound infections; Comments from Vitus...
- The healing power of maggots. Zimmer, Carl // Discover;Aug93, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p17
Reveals that blowfly maggots make a great cure for infected wounds. Use of maggots for therapeutic purposes by the Maya; Maggot therapy in World War I; Comment by surgeon Jane Petro; Effectiveness of maggots in tumor-killed tissue, certain burns and bone infections; Squeamishness.
- Ask. Jordan, Rosalyn S. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Mar2016, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p8
The article provides an answer to a question about maggot therapy and mentions related topics such as larval therapy, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and medical larvae.
- Maggots to the Rescue. Smith, Sabrina McLaughlin // Current Health 2;Nov2006, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p29
The article deals with the wound-healing properties of maggots.
- LETTERS. Skinner, B.F.; Lefer, Jay; Engber, Michael; Szabo, Andre J.; Szabo, Olga; Camerini-Davalos, Rafael A.; Bleyman, Lea K.; Garb, Solomon; Gilson, W.E. // Sciences;May/Jun77, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p2
Presents letters related to medical topics. Number of arguments in defense of medicine and research; Criticism on military-industrial complex of medical research; Use of maggots for treating infected wounds.
- Maggot therapy following orbital exenteration. Gericke, Adrian; Hoffmann, Esther M.; Pitz, Susanne; Pfeiffer, Norbert // British Journal of Ophthalmology;Dec2007, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p1715
A letter to the editor about the application of maggot therapy after orbital exenteration is presented.