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Vacuums and maggots in orthopaedic surgery

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 11 May 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1156
  1. S Thomas (, clinical fellow,
  2. S S Asaad, consultant orthopaedic surgeon
  1. North Tyneside Hospital, North Shields, Tyne and Wear NE29 8NH

    EDITOR—Enoch et al discuss the role of non-surgical treatments and drugs in cutaneous wound healing.1 Vacuum assisted closure is useful in orthopaedics in treating various non-healing wounds such as those secondary to trauma, …

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