SOLOMON BEN-ASHER, M.D.
The effectiveness of thiouracil in the treatment of the anginal syndrome was first described by Raab1 and Ben-Asher2 in 1945. Clinical improvement was obtained in seven of 10 patients treated by Raab and in eight patients treated by the author. The following year DiPalma and MaGovern3 emphasized the disadvantages of thiouracil in the treatment of angina pectoris. They found, however, that the precordial pain was beneficially affected at least for a period of time in four of their eight patients. In the same year Reveno4 described eight patients with angina pectoris treated with the drug. Improvement was noted in five
BEN-ASHER S. PROPYLTHIOURACIL IN THE TREATMENT OF ANGINA PECTORIS: A COMPARISON WITH THIOURACIL THERAPY1. Ann Intern Med. ;32:528–541. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-3-528
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;32(3):528-541.
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