Biotherapy - History, Principles and Practice

A Practical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease using Living Organisms

Editors: Grassberger, M., Sherman, R.A., Gileva, O.S., Kim, C.M.H., Mumcuoglu, K.Y. (Eds.)

  • Unparalleled multimodal approach to treatment of disease with the help of living animals
  • Information from the world leading experts in the main biotherapy branches
  • First special edition on biotherapy in the world medical literature
  • Provides practical hints for everyday patient work
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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.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Biotherapy – An Introduction

    Church, John C. T., M.D., FRCS

    Pages 1-4

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  • Maggot Therapy

    Sherman, Ronald A., M.D., M.Sc. (et al.)

    Pages 5-29

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  • Hirudotherapy

    Gileva, Olga S., M.D., Ph.D. (et al.)

    Pages 31-76

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  • Apitherapy – Bee Venom Therapy

    Kim, Christopher M. H., M.D.

    Pages 77-112

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  • Apitherapy – The Use of Honeybee Products

    Cherbuliez, Theodore, M.D.

    Pages 113-146

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Hardcover 176,79 €
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Softcover 197,59 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Biotherapy - History, Principles and Practice
Book Subtitle
A Practical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease using Living Organisms
Editors
  • Martin Grassberger
  • Ronald A. Sherman
  • Olga S. Gileva
  • Christopher M.H. Kim
  • Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-6585-6
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-6585-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-6584-9
Softcover ISBN
978-94-017-8362-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 309
Number of Illustrations and Tables
19 b/w illustrations, 72 illustrations in colour
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