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Ferguson was able to produce uniformly in rabbits gastric ulcers which persisted 2-8 months or longer. He incised the anterior wall of the stomach and at the point of incision removed a piece of the mucosa, and then closed the stomach by a silk suture, the rabbits being kept on a diet of hay, oats and carrots. It occurred to Fauley and Ivy that this observation provided a method of studying the effects of diet on the healing of this experimental ulcer. In the first series of rabbits used they found that if a lesion was made in the posterior
Effect of Diet on the Healing of Experimental Gastric Ulcer.. Ann Intern Med. ;3:1164–1165. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-11-1164_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1930;3(11):1164-1165.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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