A SERIES OF CASE REPORTS: CLINICAL EVALUATION OF A COMPLEX HOMEOPATHIC INJECTION THERAPY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PAIN IN PATIENTS AFTER BREAST CANCER TREATMENT
by G. Orellana Alvarellos, MD; P. Ruiz de Viñaspre Alvear, MD; Marietta Kaszkin-Bettag, PhD
Objective • In breast cancer patients, posttreatment pain often appears after several months and strongly impairs healthrelated quality of life. Conventional methods of pain reduction are often ineffective. Injection therapy with Traumeel (Heel GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany), a medication with analgesic properties used in homotoxicology for treatment of the pain associated with trauma as well as a mediator of infl ammation, was proposed as an innovative approach for pain relief after breast cancer treatment.
TREATMENT PROTOCOL GOUT – QUESTIONS FOR DOCTOR IVO BIANCHI
by Prof Ivo Bianchi
I would like a treatment protocol in a patient with gout accompanied by episodes of recurrent pain spreading to the feet, with all the characteristics of inflammation and which can be controlled only with anti-inflammatories and cortisone (Bentelan® [betamethasone] i.m. 4 mg). The patient’s uricemia values are 10 mg, immune studies are negative for rheumatic disease, CRP is raised at 13, blood iron levels are decreased and the full blood count is normal. Renal function is good; the patient also presents with hypercholesterolemia (290) and is overweight