ANDREW B. RIVERS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; FRANCES R. VANZANT, M.D.
The usefulness of mucin in the treatment of peptic ulcer has been widely discussed for several years. The efficacy of this substance as a therapeutic agent is assumed to depend largely on its diluent and neutralizing effect on gastric acidity, and on its ability to protect gastrointestinal tissues locally against the proteolytic action of the acid gastric chyme. That it has some virtue in the treatment of peptic ulcer is strongly suggested by the brilliant results obtained by Fogelson,1 Atkinson,2 Brown3 and other investigators. Our5 experience with mucin has not been equally successful; nevertheless the striking results occasionally obtainable even
RIVERS AB, VANZANT FR. MUCIN IN THE TREATMENT OF PEPTIC ULCER ASSOCIATED WITH RENAL AND HEPATIC DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;7:1122–1125. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-9-1122
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(9):1122-1125.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease, Nephrology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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