REUBEN FINKELSTEIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; EMANUEL W. LIPSCHUTZ, M.D.
For the past year we have employed a mixture of oleic acid and bile salts for the treatment of patients suffering from various forms of gall-bladder disease. The results obtained, which were reported elsewhere15 were gratifying in a large number of cases. We then decided to undertake an experimental study of the choleretic effect of bile salts and of oleic acid with bile salts to ascertain whether oleic acid which has a direct action on the gall-bladder also enhances the well known choleretic effect of bile salts. Theoretically, as will be shown later, it appeared plausible that such would be
FINKELSTEIN R, LIPSCHUTZ EW. A Comparative Study of the Choleretic Effect of Bile Salts and Oleic Acid and Bile Salts12. Ann Intern Med. ;6:1465–1473. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-11-1465
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(11):1465-1473.
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