ISIDOR MUFSON, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Complete success in treating chronic obliterative peripheral arterial diseases depends upon stopping the progression of the pathological process and then developing a collateral circulation which will compensate for the arterial insufficiency. In thromboangiitis obliterans when smoking is stopped at least a recession of the superficial phlebitis can be expected, in a relatively short time. No specific measures are available in the management of arteriosclerosis. There are currently available many modes of therapy which have been devised with the hope of developing a competent collateral circulation. When improvement does follow their use it has taken so long that it is
MUFSON I. A NEW TREATMENT FOR THE RELIEF OF OBLITERATIVE DISEASES OF PERIPHERAL ARTERIES1. Ann Intern Med. ;29:903–913. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-29-5-903
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1948;29(5):903-913.
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