Therapeutic irrigation

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Therapeutic irrigation
ICD-10-PCS 3E1
ICD-9-CM 96.3-96.5
MeSH D007507

In medicine, therapeutic irrigation or lavage (/ləˈvɑːʒ/ lə-VAHZH or /ˈlævɪ/ LAV-ij) is cleaning or rinsing.

Specific types include:

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  1. ^ Luedtke-Hoffmann KA, Schafer DS (March 2000). "Pulsed lavage in wound cleansing". Phys Ther. 80 (3): 292–300. PMID 10696155.