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López-Valdés JC
Theodor Billroth: more than a century of artistic greatness
Gac Med Mex 2014; 150 (2)

Language: Español
References: 30
Page: 189-194
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Christian Albert Theodor Billroth, a German surgeon of great artistry and immense culture and promoter of abdominal surgery, who drove the length of the physiology of the surgical field through the use of experimental surgery, is considered the leading German medical figure of the second half of the 19th century in Europe. His works and techniques transcended through time and continue to be implemented (albeit with modifications). He founded a new school of surgery based in criticism, the influence of which affected the development of numerous European and American surgeons. He was also a born artist who excelled in the music field, with many interests in music criticism and public events.

Key words: History, 19th century, Surgery, Billroth, Vienna.


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