HUGO A. FREUND, A.B., M.D., F.A.C.P.; ALVIN E. PRICE, A.B., M.D.
The use of various anti-anemic substances in the treatment of primary anemia is now well recognized and established in medical therapeutics. Although sporadic cases have appeared in the literature in which some form of liver therapy has failed, there is abundant evidence which demonstrates the undoubted value of anti-anemic substances. As to their comparative value, however, there is relatively little to be found which indicates any difference in response to them. Thus, Minot and his co-workers1 report that they noted no difference in the reticulocyte response obtained in the feeding of either whole liver or liver extract. Ordway and Gorham2
FREUND HA, PRICE AE. A Comparative Study of the Use of Whole Liver, Liver Extract and Ventriculin12. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:1377–1383. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-11-1377
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(11):1377-1383.
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