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February 26, 1910

Die innere und die chirurgische Behandlung des chronischen Magengeschwurs und ihre Erfolge. (Work Awarded the Alvarenga Prize by the Hufelandsehe Gesellschaft.)

JAMA. 1910;LIV(9):728-729. doi:10.1001/jama.1910.02550350064018

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This little volume of 269 pages contains a resumé of the medical and surgical treatment of chronic ulcer of the stomach. It is largely the result of a statistical study of the literature, though the author in reaching conclusions and generalizations is influenced, as he should be, by his own experience with something over 200 cases. A brief introductory consideration of the causation, pathology and symptomatology of ulcer is followed by a consideration of the non-surgical method of treatment, its theory and practical application in cases of bleeding and non-bleeding ulcer and ulcer with complications such as perforation, carcinoma, pyloric stenosis, perigastritis, hour-glass contraction, etc. A lively interest is manifested in the methods of Leube and Lenhartz, which methods apparently seem to Bamberger of about equal merit, though in the bleeding ulcer he properly, as we think, prefers the plan of Leube, though in other cases statistics often seem to

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