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This volume is not an exhaustive treatise on the subject matter of the title. A classification of diseases of the peripheral arteries is presented and methods of examination and diagnosis are described. Thromboangiitis obliterans is discussed at some length. The author considers the use of tobacco, especially cigarette smoking, to be a very important factor in the progress of the disease. He emphasizes his belief in the efficacy of intravenous hypertonic saline injections plus rest and postural exercises in the treatment of this condition, and finds most other methods that have been advocated to be of doubtful use or even
The Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Peripheral Arteries.. Ann Intern Med. ;10:1231–1232. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-8-1231_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(8):1231-1232.
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