Some time ago in these columns we referred to a preliminary report of Sturgis and Isaacs on the treatment of pernicious anemia with dessicated hog's stomach. Although in the three patients to whom this treatment had been given there was observed a typical marked reticulocyte reaction, with a typical increase of the hemoglobin and red blood cells, it was felt that the number of cases reported did not form a sufficient foundation on which to base definite judgment as to the value of the new treatment, especially since on the basis of their meagre observations Sturgis and Isaacs were inclined
THE TREATMENT OF PERNICIOUS ANEMIA WITH STOMACH AND STOMACH EXTRACT. Ann Intern Med. ;4:94–95. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-1-94
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