Consensus and supplementsLarval debridement therapy: vascular wound management

Larval debridement therapy: vascular wound management

Leg Ulcers, Supplements | Blair Tweedie, Stella Vig

Larval debridement therapy: vascular  wound managementLower limb ulcers (LLU) are a common manifestation of long-standing vascular disease and may be exacerbated by trauma or dependency. Ulcers can be grouped according to the underlying aetiology with approximately 76% due to venous disease, 22% due to arterial and 5% occurring as a complication of diabetes. In up to 20% of patients there is some crossover where a mixed picture is present.