Oral cobalamin for pernicious anemia: back from the verge of extinction.

@article{Lederle1998OralCF,
  title={Oral cobalamin for pernicious anemia: back from the verge of extinction.},
  author={Frank A. Lederle},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1998},
  volume={46 9},
  pages={1125-7}
}
BACKGROUND High dose oral cobalamin therapy was shown to be effective for pernicious anemia and other cobalamin deficiency states 30 years ago, and physicians and patients state that they would find oral therapy useful, but a survey conducted in 1989 found that physicians were generally unaware of it. OBJECTIVE To assess physician awareness and use of oral cobalamin since 1989. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Minneapolis area internists not listed as having subspecialties or academic… CONTINUE READING