PAUL H. WOSIKA, M.D.; EDWARD S. EMERY JR., M.D.
Since Sippy introduced his method of treating patients affected with peptic ulcer, there has been no unanimity of opinion among the medical profession concerning its therapeutic value. Those who oppose the treatment do so largely on the ground that large amounts of alkali are contraindicated, and that the results do not justify the time and trouble which the treatment entails. Its enthusiastic advocates maintain that complete neutralization of the gastric contents can be obtained if the treatment is carried out properly and that better results will follow this therapy. They argue that the poor results claimed for the therapy by
WOSIKA PH, EMERY ES. THE VALUE OF A MIXTURE OF POWDERED MILK AND ALKALI FOR NEUTRALIZING THE GASTRIC ACIDITY OF PATIENTS WITH PEPTIC ULCER1. Ann Intern Med. 1936;9:1078–1090. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-8-1078
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;9(8):1078-1090.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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