THEODORE L. BLISS, M.D.
Following the introduction of the Zuntz Geppert method of studying the respiratory metabolism, Senator, Lommel, Tangl, Gordon, Grafe, von Bergmann and Plesch, Rőver, Plehn, Mohr, and Shill reported individual cases in which such studies were made on patients with polycythemia vera. Mosse (1920) collected these and presented them in convenient tabular form. He expressed the data, however, in cubic centimeters of oxygen for each kilogram of body weight. Grafe (1923) in his extensive monograph recalculated the data given by Mosse and stated that, in comparison with the Harris and Benedict normal standards in only six of the twenty-two cases in
BLISS TL. Basal Metabolism in Polycythemia Vera12. Ann Intern Med. 1929;2:1155–1161. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-11-1155
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;2(11):1155-1161.
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