Hemorrhagic shock due to hirudotherapy made with uncontrolled multiple leech bites

Hirudotherapy is a alternative treatment method using leeches. It is especially used for the treatment of pain, sialadenitis, osteoartritis and venous insufficiency. Hirudin which is one of the secreted substances of leeches prevents blood coagulation and causes bleeding. In this paper, we aimed to...

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Main Authors: Mustafa Yilmaz, Mehmet Oguzhan Ay, Mesude Atli, Ali Arikan
Format: Article
Published: Cukurova University 2014-02-01
Series:Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Dergisi
Online Access:http://www.scopemed.org/fulltextpdf.php?mno=44849