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Leech infestation

Known as: Hirudiniasis, Leeches 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2012
Review
2012
Background: Although there are numerous case reports and small case series describing the experiences of leech therapy in various… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The European medicinal leech is one of vanishingly few animal species with direct application in modern medicine. In addition to… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
For many reasons—including their inability to stand idle and do nothing One of the surprising things about James Lind's… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Context Osteoarthritis causes pain and disability, but conventional therapies offer limited relief for many patients. Leech… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
&NA; Medicinal leeches (Hirudo medicinalis) are a standard treatment for venous congestion, a complication that can occur after… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
To investigate the phylogenetic relationships of leeches, branchiobdellidans, and acanthobdellidans, whole nuclear 18S rDNA and… 
Review
1992
Review
1992
Aeromonas hydrophila infections are a recognized complication of postoperative leech application, and can occur with measurable… 
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
  • A. Willard
  • The Journal of neuroscience : the official…
  • 1981
  • Corpus ID: 8720095
I have examined the effects of serotonin on the generation of the motor program for swimming by the medicinal leech, Hirudo…