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December 23, 1911

Vasotonin and Dr. Fellner Again

JAMA. 1911;LVII(26):2098. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260120288029

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To the Editor:  —Being constantly annoyed by letters and requests to make the injections of vasotonin in cases of arteriosclerosis, as a result of the article in the New York Times, I ask your kind help to set me right in the eyes of the profession. The article which appeared in the Sunday edition of the New York times, November 26, was entitled "Can Dreaded Hardening of Arteries now be Cured?" It referred to Dr. Bruno Fellnere, Jr., of Franzensbad, Austria, who believes he has found an effective remedy against arteriosclerosis.At the end of this article I find my name without any logical connection whatsoever, the writer of the article having copied a part of my papeer on this subject.In justice to myself I beg to state that I never heard of Dr. Fellner or his work before, and that my permission to copy a part of my

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