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The author presents a superficial review of much of the literature on the adrenal cortex and includes some recent experimental and clinical studies made in Berlin. This work is largely repetition or confirmation of original studies conducted and published elsewhere. The author's own contributions in this field are represented by eight papers (chiefly clinical) published in 1935 and 1936. The limited portion of the book concerned with clinical use of adrenal cortex extract includes treatment of conditions that are by no means proved to be associated with disturbed function of the adrenal cortex. Concerning adrenal cortex extracts, mention is made of four German proprietary products with special preference for a particular one of these, available in liquid form for parenteral administration and in tablets for oral use. As is the case with all other commercial preparations of the adrenal cortex, there is no proof that this particular product can substitute
Die Nebennierenrinde: Beiträge zur experimentellen und klinischen Pathologie. JAMA. 1937;108(16):1369. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780160061031
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