EDGAR V. ALLEN, M.D.; GEORGE E. BROWN, M.D.
Many methods of treating thrombo - angiitis obliterans have been suggested. Chief among these from a medical standpoint is the method of administrating sodium chloride solution subcutaneously (Koga) and by stomach tube (McArthur) in order to reduce a supposed increase in the viscosity of the blood; the method of Sinkowitz and Gottlieb for the utilization of the hyperemic method of Bier; the use of diathermy (Wright); the use of white light (Frauenthal); injection of insulin (Ambard, Boyer and Schmid); the intravenous injection of sodium citrate (Steel); and the irradiation of spinal areas (Philips and Tunick). From a surgical standpoint, other
ALLEN EV, BROWN GE. Thrombo-Angiitis Obliterans: A Clinical Study of 200 Cases1: II. Treatment and Prognosis. Ann Intern Med. ;1:550–557. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-8-550
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