By John C. T. Church M.D., FRCS (auth.), Martin Grassberger, Ronald A. Sherman, Olga S. Gileva, Christopher M.H. Kim, Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu (eds.)
Biotherapy is outlined because the use of dwelling organisms within the therapy and prognosis of human and animal ailments. This quantity is an evocative exploration of the heritage, clinical foundation and functional use of the most important biotherapy modalities. The authors offer researchers and practitioners attracted to this box, with state of the art fabric at the most up-to-date key advances within the following fields of biotherapy: Maggot remedy, Hirudotherapy, Bee Venom remedy, Apitherapy, Ichthyotherapy, Helminth remedy, Phage treatment, Animal Assisted remedy, canines Olfactory Detection. moreover, the authors supply with their chapters an intensive bibliography that represents a cutting-edge survey of the literature. complete and present, this clean quantity of reports is a vital source for execs who have to remain sooner than the sport within the intriguing box of biotherapy.
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J Burn Care Rehabil 21:254–257 Nigam Y, Bexfield A, Thomas S, Ratcliffe NA (2006a) Maggot therapy: the science and implication for CAM. Part I—history and bacterial resistance. eCAM 3:223–227 Nigam Y, Bexfield A, Thomas S, Ratcliffe NA (2006b) Maggot therapy: the science and implication for CAM. Part II—maggots combat infection. eCAM 3:303–308 Nigam Y, Dudley E, Bexfield A, Bond AE, Evans J, James J (2010) The physiology of wound healing by the medicinal maggot, Lucilia sericata. Adv Insect Physiol 39:39–81 Nuesch R, Rahm G, Rudin W, Steffen I, Frei R, Rufli T, Zimmerli W (2002) Clustering of bloodstream infections during maggot debridement therapy using contaminated larvae of Protophormia terraenovae.
Arch Otolaryngol 102:377–379 Horobin AJ, Shakesheff KM, Woodrow S, Robinson C, Pritchard DI (2003) Maggots and wound healing: an investigation of the effects of secretions from Lucilia sericata larvae upon interactions between human dermal fibroblasts and extracellular matrix components. Br J Dermatol 148:923–933 Horobin AJ, Shakesheff KM, Pritchard DI (2005) Maggots and wound healing: an investigation of the effects of secretions from Lucilia sericata larvae upon the migration of human dermal fibroblasts over a fibronectin-coated surface.
The most common complaint is pain, occurring in 6–40 % of reported patients. When first applied, medicinal maggots are usually too small to be felt, however as they grow larger (generally after the first 24 h of therapy), the movements of their rough exoskeleton and their two hook-like teeth, which are used for locomotion, can be appreciated by those with sensate wounds. Patients most likely to feel discomfort or pain with maggot therapy are easily identified, as they are the patients with wound pain prior to MDT.
Biotherapy - History, Principles and Practice: A Practical Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease using Living Organisms by John C. T. Church M.D., FRCS (auth.), Martin Grassberger, Ronald A. Sherman, Olga S. Gileva, Christopher M.H. Kim, Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu (eds.)