At the meeting of the American Proctologic Society in Detroit, in 1916, I read a paper advocating the use of quinin and urea in the treatment of internal hemorrhoids. At that time, although a few favorable comments were made on the paper, there was apparent a feeling of distrust on the part of some of those present. Since then, however, several members of the society, and many others, have written me of the good results obtained by the method described. It has been very gratifying to learn that others are getting equally as satisfactory results as I have been claiming.
In my previous paper 128 cases were reported. During the past twelve months, I have used quinin and urea in the treatment of 185 cases, making a total to this date of 313 patients on whom I have used the remedy. As in the previous report, I include only those
TERRELL EH. QUININ AND UREA IN THE TREATMENT OF HEMORRHOIDS: SUPPLEMENTARY REPORT. JAMA. 1917;LXIX(18):1509–1511. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590450029010
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