The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 14, Issue 11, pp 365–371 | Cite as

The cell-cleaning therapy and the liver cell gymnastics in treatment of chronic hepatitis

  • B. O. C. Pribram


It is demonstrable that the intravenous injection of the 50% glucose solution has a “cell cleaning” effect by helping the liver cell to discharge all sorts of hoarded products including fat, iron pigment, and bile pigment, etc. The metabolic functions of the liver cell take place in an intrinsic rhythm separated in time and space for the different products.

By alternating stimulation of the assimilatory and dissimilatory functions, we are able to force upon the liver cell an extrinsic rhythm in enlarging the rhythmic work-volume of the liver cell in a sort of “cell gymnastic” to improve the functional vitality of liver cel’s and to obtain therapeutical results in cases of chronic hepatitis.


Liver Cell Chronic Hepatitis Bile Pigment Glucose Solution Rhythmic Gymnastic 
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  • B. O. C. Pribram
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  1. 1.New York

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