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Re: Fw: lotus


I am not an expert in this area, but I believe they are used after some surgeries to remove blood that has accumulated under the skin (perhaps where blood would interfere with the integrity of a skin graft?) Maggots are still used medically, too. They are better judges of dead tissue than surgeons, and are used to debride (sp?) wounds.
Cathy
On Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at 09:08 PM, Donna wrote:

Really.... for what may I ask?

The humble leech is still used medicinally at times, even in the U.S.
Cathy
On Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at 07:40 PM, Donna wrote:
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