THOMAS S. SAPPINGTON, M.D.; HENRY L. BOCKUS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
In recent years considerable interest has been shown in the nutritional aspects of peptic ulcer therapy. Some authors have not only reminded their readers that the ulcer patient has the same diverse food requirements as other persons, but have claimed special therapeutic value for "hyperalimentation" programs in the treatment of patients with uncomplicated peptic ulcer. Co Tui has emphasized the beneficial effect of a diet containing very large amounts of partially hydrolyzed protein.1
There are ample data to demonstrate the importance of a high protein intake in the treatment of a host of chronic illnesses and, in the convalescent period,
SAPPINGTON TS, BOCKUS HL. NITROGEN BALANCE STUDIES IN CHRONIC PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;31:271–281. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-31-2-271
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;31(2):271-281.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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