This paper appears only as a preliminary report. The results of the study have been so interesting and some of them so conclusive that I could not resist presenting the matter at the present time.
By peptic ulcers I mean those on both sides of the pylorus.
As far as I can discover, the first voluntary administrator of foreign protein in the treatment for peptic ulcer was Gottfried Holler,1 who reported on the matter in 1921.
In 1922, Pribram,2 a surgeon in Bier's Clinic, published his reports on the treatment for peptic ulcers with a crystallized vegetable protein.3 His dosage was gradually increased from 0.2 to 1 cc. His results were more or less similar to those of Holler. Both concluded that this form of treatment was a valuable adjunct to the armamentarium and in many ways was much more reliable than the classic medical treatment of the day. They
MARTIN L. PEPTIC ULCER: THE EFFECT OF PARENTERAL INJECTIONS OF PURIFIED MILK PROTEINS ON THE SYMPTOMS AND PROGRESS. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1929;43(3):299–325. doi:10.1001/archinte.1929.00130260002001
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