J. W. THOMPSON, M.D., F.A.C.S.; H. W. SOPER, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The first pre-requisite for an intelligent approach to the treatment of peptic ulcer by any method is an accurate conception of the pathologic changes in the gastroduodenal mucous membrane which are designated as "peptic ulcer." This term has been applied to all variations of pathologic changes from a simple erosion of the mucosa to a deep penetrating lesion with attachments to the neighboring viscera. The confusion that exists in the general medical mind relative to peptic ulcer can be directly attributed to the fact that frequently the disputants have entirely different lesions in mind. Then strangely enough the disease seems
THOMPSON JW, SOPER HW. COMBINED MEDICAL AND SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF PEPTIC ULCER; WITH EMPHASIS ON THE TREATMENT OF HEMORRHAGE1. Ann Intern Med. 1936;9:1106–1119. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-8-1106
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;9(8):1106-1119.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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