T. GRIER MILLER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The purpose of this presentation is to direct attention to a dramatic improvement in some of the recently reported results from the treatment of profusely bleeding gastric and duodenal ulcer. This has followed the application to that emergency of a principle already well established in the management of uncomplicated ulcer: that of prompt, frequent and reasonably adequate feeding. Designed originally by Lenhartz and by Sippy to control the restlessness and the acidity of the empty stomach and so promote simple ulcer healing, the therapy based on this principle also tends, in the bleeding case, to stop the hemorrhage and, when
MILLER TG. RESULTS FROM THE MANAGEMENT OF BLEEDING GASTRIC AND DUODENAL ULCER1. Ann Intern Med. ;15:390–394. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-15-3-390
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1941;15(3):390-394.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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