WILLIAM S. LOVE JR., M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Trichlorethylene has been used for some time in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. Its therapeutic activity in regard to this condition has been discussed by Glaser,1, 2 and an extensive bibliography of its use for this purpose is given in his papers. It has also been used as an anodyne in dental procedures and for dental pain3, 4 and with some success as an anesthetic for operations upon the face.5 In a conversation with Dr. David Bryce in which the discussion turned upon angina pectoris, it was suggested by him that trichlorethylene might prove of use in preventing such attacks.
LOVE WS. THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TRICHLORETHYLENE IN PREVENTING ATTACKS OF ANGINA PECTORIS*. Ann Intern Med. 1937;10:1187–1197. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-10-8-1187
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(8):1187-1197.
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