In 1930 Moore and Danglade1a published an article on the treatment of cardiovascular syphilis. They together with Reisinger1b followed this in 1932 with a similar article. These articles were particularly valuable because, with the use of various self-explanatory charts, they detailed the facts which many older clinicians had failed to record in the analysis of the effects of specific treatment on cardiovascular syphilis.
Inasmuch as there have been published only five other papers in which similar data have been recorded,2 it seemed to the San Francisco Heart Committee and to me that a compilation of statistics made from the records of the various San Francisco hospitals according to the excellent chart forms originated by Moore and his co-workers would be an interesting contribution. The following statistics have been assembled with the courteous cooperation of the Medical Department of the Stanford University Hospitals, the University of California Hospital
STRATTON EK. TREATMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR SYPHILIS: A STUDY OF THE DURATION OF LIFE IN EIGHTY TREATED AND UNTREATED PATIENTS WITH AORTIC ANEURYSM AND AORTIC REGURGITATION. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1935;56(4):773–778. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/archinte.1935.00170020168006
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