Hechmi Toumi

University of Orléans

Professor Hechmi Toumi graduated from Blaise Pascal University, France. His primary research and teaching interests are musculoskeletal anatomy and pathologies, notably medical histology and imaging. He began his career as a research assistant at the University of Wisconsin, USA, and at Cardiff University, UK. He is a full professor at the University of Wales, UK. He was dean of the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Orleans from 2013 to 2020. Currently, Professor Toumi is the director of the translational medical research platform PRIMMO. He filed an international patent application for his invention on the use of algorithmic analyses to identify and quantify invisible detail in soft tissues using standard radiographs. Professor Toumi has lectured worldwide on the pathologies, treatment, and prevention of muscular-skeletal injuries. Currently, Professor Toumi is the acting consultant for healthcare development for Orleans Metropolitan.

Hechmi Toumi

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Latest work with IntechOpen by Hechmi Toumi

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease generating joint pain and damage in which inflammation plays a major role. RA joints are inflamed and stiff. Symptoms include joint swelling and warmth causing fatigue affecting life’s health-related quality. Still, there are many other medical conditions that can also be associated with your symptoms and signs. This book is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a healthcare provider. Yet, understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions is important and can contribute to having the healthiest possible life. Herein, Professor Hechmi Toumi offers an edited volume with detailed new information on RA pathogenesis and explains both approaches and treatment options: recent clinical research and traditional methods.

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