sharp debridement


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sharp debridement

Removal of necrotic tissue from a wound with a scalpel or a related surgical tool.
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Tissue tension is performed immediately after sharp debridement.
A more selective technique of sharp debridement can be achieved by using the moist wound healing process first, to soften necrotic tissue.
Sharp debridement can then be done if required in patients with adequate arterial supply.
Surgical or sharp debridement is the quickest method for removing necrotic tissue.