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Influence of Magnetic Fields on Growth and Regeneration in Organ Culture

  • H. Gerber
  • J. Cordey
  • S. M. Perren

Abstract

Magnetic field therapy goes back 200 years to the Viennese veterinarian Messmer. References to publications that describe positive effects, negative effects, and both effects may be found in Barnothy et al. (1). This article discusses experiments that serve strictly to check the effect of the magnetic field component of the therapy as proposed by Kraus (4) and Lechner (5).

Keywords

Organ Culture Experimental Series Control Femur Magnetic Field Effect Magnetic Field Exposure 
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  • H. Gerber
  • J. Cordey
  • S. M. Perren

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