Because of the brilliant results that Welch obtained when using normal human blood-serum in hemophilia neonatorum, in December, 1911, I suggested the trial of human blood-serum in a case of unilateral renal hemorrhage. The results in this case were as immediate and extraordinary as in Welch's cases.
—The patient, a man aged 36, said that he had been suffering from Bright's disease for a period of three or four years. During this time he has had hemorrhages from various places: from a pimple on the chest, which he scratched when asleep; from the trachea; profusely and often from the nose. Three months before I saw him the patient had had an attack of severe pain in the left side of the abdomen. He presented evidence of shock, and was taken to the hospital by his physician. He rapidly became worse. There was distention of the abdomen, which his physician
BARRINGER BS. UNILATERAL KIDNEY HEMORRHAGE CONTROLLED BY INJECTION OF HUMAN BLOOD-SERUM. JAMA. 1912;LIX(17):1538–1539. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270100306016
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