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Publication announcement: Medicinal leech therapy in pain syndromes: a narrative review

Oct 17, 2013

This narrative review on leech therapy in pain syndromes compiles the existing results of published clinical studies and case reports. ... more
Leech Therapy - The Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center (BIMC)

Jan 13, 2012

Demi Moore has talked about leech therapy in the David Letterman show as a detoxification spa cure to preserve health and beauty. ... more
The Use of Leeches in Veterinary Medicine

Dec 7, 2011

In the course of the sanguisuction process, the leech releases saliva into the wound. The saliva ingredients induce anticoagulant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and blood circulation enhancing effects. ... more
Information Brochures on Human and Veterinary Leech Therapy

Aug 11, 2011

The German leech farm Biebertaler Blutegelzucht GmbH and the German Association for Promotion of Leech Therapy and Protection of Leech Species (DGTA e. V. ... more
Poster presenting LEECH THERAPY (Human therapy and veterinary therapy) for the use at exhibitions, congresses, and in praxis facilities (parlour, waiting room)

Aug 4, 2011

In response to the frequent requests for support of your activities during exhibitions or congresses, we have designed a posters in A0 and A1 format to inform your patients or animal owners on the pivotal aspects of leech therapy in human and ... more
Legal status of Medirud®Biebertal (medicinal leeches) as Drug / Medicinal Product

Feb 25, 2011

The German health authority so far is the only legislator in the EU to classify medicinal leeches as proprietary medicinal products. ... more
Reports on Leech Therapy in Reconstructive Surgery from the Baylor Medical Center in Dallas (USA)

Jan 4, 2011

The use of leeches in surgery is illustrated by the nurses`point of view. Reports from the Baylor Medical Center in Dallas (USA). ... more
The Use of Leeches in Reconstructive Surgery

Nov 2, 2010

The video shows the way how leeches can be used in reconstructive surgery in those cases when flaps tend to necrotise due to venous congestion. How Stuff Works in Reconstructive Surgery (for video click here) more
The Medical Use of Leech Therapy in Outpatients - A Survey on 171 case reports

Jan 13, 2011

We now can provide you online with an in-house English translation of the above mentioned publication (Zeitschrift für Komplementärmedizin ZMK 2009: no. 5 p. 12 – 18). ... more