The ineffectiveness of aluminum subacetate in rheumatoid arthritis.

@article{Blazer1948TheIO,
  title={The ineffectiveness of aluminum subacetate in rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={A.J. Blazer and H. Harold Friedman and Otto Steinbrocker},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1948},
  volume={238 15},
  pages={
          507
        }
}
ENCOURAGING results from the use of aluminum salts in the treatment of 12 patients with rheumatoid arthritis, active and inactive, were reported by Helfet.1 In an effort to evaluate this therapy we employed aluminum salts according to his method for the treatment of a comparable series of patients with this disease. This report presents our results. Helfet predicated the use of aluminum salts in rheumatoid arthritis upon certain theoretical premises, which are briefly summarized as follows. The… 

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