December 1925

Opotherapie clinique organotherapie-formulaire.

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By Marcel Laemmer, Pp. 151; brief index. Paris: Masson et Cie, 1925.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1925;36(6):897-898. doi:10.1001/archinte.1925.00120180151016

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This volume is essentially a book of formulas of organotherapeutic preparations as used and endorsed by the author, and possibly by other physicians, in many types of disorders. The author lists organotherapeutic products not only from the recognized endocrine glands but also from organs and tissues like the pancreas, the liver, the salivary glands, the intestines, the stomach. the cerebrum, the heart, the lungs, the bones, the muscles, the placenta, the bone marrow, the lymph glands and the mammary glands. All of these, according to the author, have been used with therapeutic success in human disease.

He says, "It is sufficient to have employed with therapeutic success extracts of the heart, the cerebrum or the lung to establish their real therapeutic value." "Such clinical facts exist and let us accept them with joy, even though the way in which these results are obtained still remain obscure." But so far as

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