Larval debridement therapy (LDT), also known as maggot treatment
, is a long-established method for cleaning chronic wounds which do not respond to other treatments.
The great-grandmother from Lutterworth has really impressed her grandson Dominic, aged 10, who told her, "My friends think you're such a cool nanna", because she braved the maggot treatment
Perhaps the only drawback to using maggot treatment
is that it is time sensitive and requires planning.
He initially told Mitchell that her infection was too severe for maggot treatment
, but when she remained adamant, he acquiesced.
David Powell, 42, of Porthcawl, avoided a foot amputation with maggot treatment
A radical maggot treatment
became available on prescription today for the first time in history.
Her biographer, Christopher Warwick, who revealed the maggot treatment
, says the princess turned on the bath taps instead of the shower by mistake.
My father, a Word War One veteran, had horrific wounds and had the maggot treatment
Andrew Thomas, 43, of Llangeinor, near Bridgend, had his leg saved by maggot treatment
SIR - The piece on maggot treatment
goes to show there's nothing new under the sun.
The maggot treatment
works because the larvae eat dead tissue.
Peter, aged 53, had three maggot treatments
in total and lost another toe in the process.