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Meet the Experts Session

Objectives:

This workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Basic principles of maggot debridement therapy for acute and chronic wounds
  • Different indications for maggot debridement therapy
  • Different application types (e.g., free-range and biobag techniques) and bandage techniques
  • Updates on current research into modes of action in maggot therapy
  • Do's, don’ts, and pitfalls in maggot therapy
  • Organisation of maggot debridement therapy in inpatient and outpatient clinics

 

Wednesday 13 May 16:45 - 18:00

South Gallery 11-12

 

Speakers:

  • Finn Gottrup: Maggot therapy in a wound healing centre
  • Wim Fleischmann: Maggots for the treatment of trauma injuries or in trauma surgery
  • Tonny Karlsmark: Changes in the surrounding skin when treating with maggots or maggot therapy from a dermatologic viewpoint
  • Gerrolt Jukema: Maggots: The (re)search for evidence or current concepts and scientific background