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surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing

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[4] All the patients received intravenous fluid resuscitation, immediate surgical debridement and broad spectrum intravenous antibiotics.
Patients with only DM were significantly more likely to need two or three debridements (p=0.001), whereas the majority of patients without DM (92.3%) required only one debridement.
Among the 14 patients who received adjunctive therapy, the number of C[O.sub.2] laser debridements before the initiation of adjunctive injections ranged from 1 to 15 (mean: 3.9).
The patient underwent emergent debridement of the perineal and scrotal abscesses and was admitted to the American Burn Association- (ABA-) verified burn center (Figure 3).
Tornetta and Hui published another thorough review in 1997 of 33 low-velocity GSWs to the knee treated with arthroscopic irrigation and debridement. (19) The investigators compared the results of their radiographic findings to their arthroscopic findings.
Post surgical debridement, the patient's pressor requirement and renal dysfunction improved dramatically.
Results The type of ulcer, size of ulcer at admission and study termination, dose of cream and mean time between debridements were not statistically different between placebo and treatment groups.
Ward (1987) used music and relaxation techniques to assist five burned patients receiving daily debridements. The people in the study were aged 13-96.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for necrotizing fasciitis reduces mortality and the need for debridements. Surgery 1990; 108: 847-50.
It is a urological emergency requiring intravenous antibiotics and debridement of necrotic tissue.
After receiving 575 mg of accumulated dosage plus 2 surgical debridements of the lesion, the patient showed only slight improvement; he was then referred to our university hospital.
Multiple, surgical debridements, including transcervical mediastinal debridement, and eventually a thoracotomy for mediastinal abscess were required The patient eventually recovered, and 3 months later he showed no sign of complications or recurrence.
After repeated endoscopic debridements and daily nasal moisturizing and irrigation over several weeks, she was able to resume breathing through her nose.
[4,5] Early surgical debridement of necrotic tissues and antibiotics are fundamental in the treatment of FG.