RALPH C. SCOTT, M.D.; VINCENT J. SEIWERT, M.D.
The use of khellin in the treatment of angina pectoris has been the subject of numerous reports.1-8 The results have varied from those who reported 90 per cent improvement1 to those who found it to be no better than a placebo.4 Some possible causes for these discrepancies include spontaneous changes in the disease process, different methods of evaluating the results, and variations in the size of the dose of khellin used by the different workers.
In a previous report,8 we found only four of 20 patients studied who showed a definite reduction in the number of their anginal attacks
SCOTT RC, SEIWERT VJ. THE TREATMENT OF ANGINA PECTORIS WITH PURE CRYSTALLINE KHELLIN(THE TREATMENT OF ANGINA PECTORIS WITH PURE CRYSTALLINE KHELLIN*†)(THE TREATMENT OF ANGINA PECTORIS WITH PURE CRYSTALLINE KHELLIN*†). Ann Intern Med. 1952;36:1190–1197. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-5-1190
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;36(5):1190-1197.
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