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Electromagnetic Fields in Biology and Medicine

1st Edition

Edited by Marko S. Markov

CRC Press

476 pages

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Through a biophysical approach, Electromagnetic Fields in Biology and Medicine provides state-of-the-art knowledge on both the biological and therapeutic effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs). The reader is guided through explanations of general problems related to the benefits and hazards of EMFs, step-by-step engineering processes, and basic r

Table of Contents

Biological Windows: A Tribute to Ross Adey. Replication and Extension of Adey Group's Calcium Efflux Results. Benefit and Hazard of Electromagnetic Fields. Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields: From Signaling to Healing. Biophysical Mechanisms for Nonthermal Microwave Effects. Engineering Problems in Bioelectromagnetics. Signal Design: Step by Step. Magnetic Field Influences on the Microcirculation. Extremely High-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields in Immune and Anti-Inflammatory Response. Effects of Therapeutic and Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields on Immune and Anti-Inflammatory Systems. Effect of PEMF on LPS-Induced Chronic Inflammation in Mice. Computational Fluid Dynamics for Studying the Effects of EMF on Model Systems. Cell Hydration as a Marker for Nonionizing Radiation. Age-Dependent Magnetic Sensitivity of Brain and Heart Tissues. Electromagnetic Fields for Soft Tissue Wound Healing. Physical Regulation in Cartilage and Bone Repair. Magnetic Fields for Pain Control. Electromagnetic Fields in Plastic Surgery: Application to Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Procedures. Daily Exposure to a Pulsed Electromagnetic Field for Inhibition of Cancer Growth: Therapeutic Implications. Nonionizing Radiation: Exposure Assessment and Risk. Long-Term, Low-Intensity, Disparate Electromagnetic Fields: Influence on Physiotherapy Personnel Morbidity Profile. Nanoelectroporation for Nonthermal Ablation. Electroporation for Electrochemotherapy and Gene Therapy. Dirty Electricity within the Intermediate-Frequency Range: The Possible Missing Link Explaining the Increase in Chronic Illness. Electromagnetic Fields in the Treatment of Tendon Injury in Human and Veterinarian Medicine.

About the Editor

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Marko S. Markov received his PhD from Sofia University in Bulgaria. He was a professor and chairman of the Department of Biophysics and Radiobiology there for more than 20 years. He also was the vice president for research and development in three US companies. Dr. Markov is recognized as a top world expert on the clinical application of electromagnetic fields. He has more than 30 years of experience in basic science research and the clinical application of electromagnetic fields for the treatment of pain as well as bone and soft tissue pathologies. Dr. Markov has written and edited 14 books, presented 282 papers and short communications at various international meetings, and published 192 scientific articles. He holds five international patents for the clinical and technological use of electromagnetic fields.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
SCIENCE / Physics