Firelands doctors on cutting edge to clean wounds

SANDUSKY Dr. Albert Vargas spent about 10 minutes Tuesday removing dead, yellow tissue from a 76-yea
Janet
May 24, 2010

 

SANDUSKY

Dr. Albert Vargas spent about 10 minutes Tuesday removing dead, yellow tissue from a 76-year-old female patient's open wound.

The doctor was able to complete the procedure in half the normal time using a device that arrived last week at Firelands Regional Medical Center. That day the patient received her first treatment with the hospital's new ultrasonic debridement machine.

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