CYRUS C. STURGIS, M.D.; RAPHAEL ISAACS, M.D.; MILLARD SMITH, M.D.
The discovery by Minot and Murphy (1) (2) that the feeding of one-half pound of mammalian liver daily to patients with uncomplicated pernicious anemia, will cause the red blood count to return to normal limits within six to eight weeks, has received repeated confirmation by numerous investigators. (3) Coincident with the changes in the blood, there is a striking improvement in the patient's general condition and strength. In general, it may be said that all of the symptoms which are directly due to the anemia itself, disappear within approximately two months after the liver treatment is instituted. Having demonstrated that
STURGIS CC, ISAACS R, SMITH M. The Treatment of Pernicious Anemia with a Liver Extract12. Ann Intern Med. ;1:983–995. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-12-983
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;1(12):983-995.
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