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BONE REGENERATION FOLLOWING MAGGOT THERAPY IN COMPOUND FRACTURES: A Newer and Simplified Method of Maggot Application in Cases Complicated by Severe Comminution or Large Osseous Defects.

SIMON, H. THEODORE; HAMILTON, A. SCOTT; FARRINGTON, CHARLES L.
The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery: October 1937
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1. In certain types of compound comminuted fractures, the massive dose of maggots used (5000 or more) in a short period of time (forty-eight hours) controls infection and removes loose bone particles without secondary operations.

2. Extensive bone regeneration follows this type of maggot therapy.

(C) 1937 All Rights Reserved.The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.

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