Sasson, Leon
November 1959
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1959, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p605
Academic Journal
1. A deficiency of human mucin is considered to be one of the factors concerned with the development of peptic ulcer disease. 2. A new preparation containing a plant mucin (Balvis tablets) was used in the treatment of 50 patients with peptic ulcer or related disorders. 3. Favorable results were obtained in 96 per cent of the patients with peptic ulcer, and in 86 per cent of the patients with other related disorders. 4. There were no serious untoward responses, but four patients (8 per cent) discontinued taking the tablets because of heartburn or increased distress.


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