Biotherapy - History, Principles and Practice

Biotherapy - History, Principles and Practice

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Biotherapy is defined as the use of living organisms in the treatment and diagnosis of human and animal diseases. This volume is an evocative exploration of the history, scientific basis and practical use of the major biotherapy modalities. The authors provide researchers and practitioners interested in this field, with cutting-edge material on the latest key advances in the following fields of biotherapy: Maggot Therapy, Hirudotherapy, Bee Venom Therapy, Apitherapy, Ichthyotherapy, Helminth Therapy, Phage Therapy, Animal Assisted Therapy, Canine Olfactory Detection. In addition, the authors provide with their chapters an extensive bibliography that represents a state-of-the-art survey of the literature. Comprehensive and current, this fresh volume of reviews is an essential resource for professionals who need to stay ahead of the game in the exciting field of biotherapy.Wound Repair Regen 152756a€”761 Bowling FL, Salgami EV, Boulton AJ (2007) Larval therapy: a novel treatment in eliminating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from diabetic foot ulcers. ... Med Vet Entomol 26(4)2432 a€”439 Buchman J, Blair JE (1932) Maggots and their use in the treatment of chronic osteomyelitis. ... Phillipes D, Hall M, Church JCT, Pritchard D1 (2003) Degradation of extracellular matrix components by defined proteinases from the greenbottle larva Luciliaanbsp;...

Title:Biotherapy - History, Principles and Practice
Author:Martin Grassberger, Ronald A. Sherman, Olga S. Gileva, Christopher M.H. Kim, Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-06-04


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