Necrotic Tissue

Some articles on tissue, tissues, necrotic tissue:

Necrosis - Treatment
... cause of the necrosis must be treated before the dead tissue itself can be dealt with ... includes myocardial infarction, the restriction of blood supply to tissues causes hypoxia and the creation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) that react ... cause of the necrosis has been halted, the necrotic tissue will remain in the body ...
Maggot Therapy - Mechanisms of Action - Debridement
... The debridement of necrotic tissue using maggots or other methods have not been proven to provide medical benefit compared to no debridement ... While in the past it was believed that maggots do not damage healthy tissue, this is in doubt now ... a broad spectrum of proteolytic enzymes that liquefy necrotic tissue, and absorb the semi-liquid result within a few days ...

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