Science, Health and Technology
5:18 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Maggots used to treat wounds that won't heal

Credit mcalamelli / Flickr

Liliane Sparks of Hollister has health problems that prevent her from using a hyperbaric chamber to help heal her wounds.  But without the proper treatment of the deep wounds on her feet, she faced amputation.  Her doctor, Bob Dorsey at CoxHealth in Branson, suggested maggot debridement therapy.

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