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September 29, 1928


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JAMA. 1928;91(13):979-980. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02700130057026

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To the Editor:  —In The Journal, August 4, you presented an editorial on the subject of "The Injection Treatment of Varicose Veins." This was thorough and complete in every detail. For the past four years I have been more or less of a pioneer in this work throughout the Northwest and have been fighting for it continually. Today more than 50 per cent of the physicians of Minneapolis have adopted this mode of treatment. In your editorial you mentioned the fact that I had reported good results from the use of "sodium salicylate." The facts are that I have used every preparation that has been advocated to any great extent in any of the leading clinics of the world in an effort to try them all out and select the good from the bad. Professor Sicard of Paris has been the outstanding advocate of the sodium salicylate method and in

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