"Debridement" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The removal of foreign material and devitalized or contaminated tissue from or adjacent to a traumatic or infected lesion until surrounding healthy tissue is exposed. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Debridement".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Debridement".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Debridement" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Debridement" was a major or minor topic of these publication.