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  Emil Theodor Kocher
Theodor Kocher was born in Berne, Switzerland in 1841.
Theodor Kocher made tremendous contributions to a wide variety of surgical fields including hernias, abdominal surgery from all parts of the gastro-intestinal tract as well as various orthopedic fields including hereditary malformations and fracture treatment.
The mortality decreased steadily from 14% in 1884 to 2.4% in 1889 and 0.18% in 1898.
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  WebHealthCentre.com - Surgeon's Corner
Theodor Kocher was a pioneering surgeon of the last half of the nineteenth century.
Theodor Kocher was born on August 25, 1841, at Berne.
The mortality decreased steadily from 14% in 1884 to 2.4% in 1889 and 0.18% in 1898.
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 KOCHER, (Emil) Theodor
Kocher also did research in biochemistry and bacteriology, and was an authority on the treatment of gunshot wounds.
Kocher was awarded the 1909 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine “for his work on the physiology, pathology, and surgery of the thyroid gland.”
On August 7, 1912, Theodore Roosevelt, the former U.S. president, was nominated for the presidency by the Progressive party, a group of Republicans dissatisfied.
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 Emil Theodor Kocher (www.whonamedit.com)
In 1883 Kocher announced his discovery of a cretinoid pattern in patients after total excision of the thyroid gland¸ when a portion of the gland was left intact, however, there were only transitory signs of the pathological pattern.
Kocher’s other surgical contributions include a method for reducing dislocations of the shoulder and improvements in operations on the stomach, the lungs, the tongue, and cranial nerves, and for hernia.
In Franz Freiherr von Pitha (1810-1875) and Theodor Billroth Billroth (1829-1894): Handbuch der allgemeinen und speziellen Chirurgie.
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 Theodor E. Kocher (1841-1917)
Theodor Kocher was born in Bern on 23 August 1841 to an old family of the Berne Lake district.
Emil Theodor Kocher was born on August 25, 1841, at Berne.
Emil Theodor Kocher won the prestigious Nobel Prize in Medicine in the year 1909 for his pioneering work on the physiology, pathology and surgery of the thyroid gland.
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 Theodor Kocher
Dr Kocher pioneered goiter operations, hernia and abdominal surgeries, excision of gall stones, and improved treatment for dislocated shoulders and gunshot wounds.
He was one of the first surgeons to adopt the antiseptic recommendations of Joseph Lister, and as a result, the overwhelming majority of Kocher's patients survived surgery.
He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1909, for his work on the physiology, pathology and surgery of the thyroid gland.
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 Emil Theodor Kocher Summary
Emil Theodor Kocher was born August 25, 1841, the son of Jacob Alexander and Maria (Wermuth) Kocher, in Bern, Switzerland.
Kocher further related that myxedema symptoms were similar to problems experienced by patients suffering from sporadic cretinism and cachexia strumipriva, diseases that resulted in mental retardation and dwarfism.
Emil Theodor Kocher was born the son of Jacob Alexander and Maria (Wermuth) Kocher, in Bern, Switzerland.
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 Emil Theodor Kocher
Emil Theodor Kocher (August 25, 1841 - July 27, 1917), Nobel Prize winner in 1909 for "his work on the physiology, pathology and surgery of the thyroid gland"
His new ideas on the thyroid gland were initially controversial but his successful treatment of goitre with a steadily decreasing mortality rate soon won him recognition.
A number of instruments and surgical techniques are named after him as well as the Kocher-Debre-Semelaigne syndrome.
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 Emil Theodor Kocher
Kocher reunía una serie de cualidades difíciles de hallar en una sola persona.
Kocher nació en Berna en una familia acomodada.
Kocher ocupó este puesto desde 1872 hasta el año de su muerte y creó una amplia escuela a lo largo de los 45 años de su labor en Berna.
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 Emil Theodor Kocher
When Kocher began his surgical activities the transition from the septic to the antiseptic treatment of wounds had been completed and Kocher worked for the latter with all his energies because of its great importance.
Later Kocher was one of the first to go over to pure asepsis about which he had the best opportunities to learn through his collaboration with Tavel, whose bacteriological studies on infective processes he sought to advance.
Because Kocher had also to give courses of instruction to military doctors, it was necessary to work experimentally on gunshot wounds.
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 Emil Theodor Kocher
Kocher's right subcostal incision or a double Kocher 'rooftop incision' with their subsequent approaches, gives wide exposure to the upper abdominal viscera.
Kocher's forceps are toothed artery forceps and are used for clamping tissues securely before dividing them -amongst other things.
One particular lecture he attended Kocher managed to upstage Billroth who was getting into difficulties trying to reduce a dislocated shoulder (been there, done that, couldn't get the T-shirt on).
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 Bioline International Official Site (site up-dated regularly)
Emil Theodor Kocher was born on August 25, 1841, at Bern.
Kocher studied in Zurich, Berlin, London, Paris and Vienna, and was a student of Theodor Billroth (1829-1894) and Bernhard von Langenbeck (1810-1887).
Notably, three men, Lister, Hallsted and Kocher, did more to improve operative mortality than any other surgeon of their time and ended the days when surgeons were regarded as good only if they were quick and spectacular.
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 Emil Theodor Kocher
Emil Theodor, schweizerischer Chirurg; bekannt durch seine Kropfoperationen und Schilddrüsenforschungen; entdeckte 1883 die Ursache der Cachexia thyreopriva; erforschte Funktion und Bedeutung der Schilddrüse, erkannte die Bedeutung des Jods für deren Funktion.
Kochers Ruhm wuchs rasch, er galt ebenso dem Forscher und praktischen Chirurgen wie dem charismatischen Arzt und Dozenten.
Theodor Kocher soll eigenhändig 6000 Operationen an der Schilddrüse ausgeführt haben.
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 Kocher Emil Theodor - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Kocher, Emil Theodor (1841-1917), Swiss surgeon and Nobel laureate.
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After qualifying in medicine at the University of Bern in 1865, Kocher studied in Berlin, London, Paris, and Vienna, where he was a pupil of Theodor Billroth.
There Kocher became the first surgeon to excise the thyroid gland in the treatment of goitre (1876).
In 1883 he announced his discovery of a characteristic cretinoid pattern in patients after total excision of the thyroid gland; when a portion of the gland was left intact, however, there were only transitory signs of the pathological pattern.
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 Vital heute » Biographien
Die Deutschen haben Robert Koch (siehe auch Artikel Robert Koch und seine Revolution der Medizin), die Schweizer ihren Emil Theodor Kocher.
Geboren wurde Kocher 1841 als Sohn eines Ingenieurs in Bern und auch das Studium absolvierte er in seiner Heimatstadt.
Studienaufenthalte in vielen europäischen Städten wie Zürich, Berlin, London und Paris brachten ihn in Kontakt mit den berühmtesten Medizinern seiner Zeit: In Zürich war Theodor Billroth sein Lehrer, in Berlin der ebenfalls berühmte Pathologe Rudolf Virchow.
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 Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
Now, the first great pioneer that Dr. Halstead spoke of was Theodore Bilroth, who, at the age of 31, assumed the chairmanship of surgery in Zurich and over the next seven years performed 20 cases of thyroidectomy with a mortality of 40%.
Kocher by 1883 reviewed his first 100 thyroidectomies and of these 100, 34 were total thyroidectomies.
For his work, Dr. Kocher was awarded the 1909 Nobel Prize in medicine and in the year of his death he reported his complete experience of thyroidectomy with a 0.5% mortality rate.
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 Emil Theodor Kocher
Der Artikel Emil Theodor Kocher gehört zur Kategorie: Nobelpreisträger für Medizin, Mann, Schweizer, Berner, Geboren 1841, Gestorben 1917
Emil Theodor Kocher begann seine wissenschaftliche Arbeit mit einer Reihe von Artikeln über Hämostasis bei Verdrillung von Arterien.
Durch seine Arbeit als Ausbilder für Militärärzte bekam Kocher außerdem Einblick in die Behandlung von Schusswunden und machte dies zu einem weiteren Schwerpunkt seiner Arbeit.
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 Bern - Die Theodor-Kocher-Denkmäler
Theodor Kocher blieb seiner Vaterstadt Bern zeit seines Lebens treu.
Und doch ist Theodor Kocher einer der wenigen Berner, denen in ihrer Vaterstadt gleich zwei Denkmäler gesetzt worden sind: Bei beiden handelt es sich um schlichte Porträt-Büsten, beide sind an Stätten aufgestellt, die eng mit dem Namen des Geehrten in Verbindung stehen.
In seiner letztwilligen Verfügung vermachte der 1941 verstorbene Dr. Albert Kocher, einer der Söhne Theodor Kochers, der Burgergerneinde Bern ein Grundstück an der Bclpstrasse.
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 Kocher Emil Theodor: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
Theodore W. Richards studied chemistry...Then, encouraged by Emil Fischer who visited...Wilhelm Ostwald and Emil Fischer in Germany...1926 Svedberg, Theodor (Flerang, Sweden...thesis, this ex-student of Emil Fischer devoted himself...
EMIL EGLI, Th.D...CHRISTIAN THEODOR FICKER, Ph.D...GOTTHILF PAUL EMIL LEOPOLD FRIEDRICH...Church, London.
KOCHER, EMIL THEODOR a mil ta odor kokh r, 1841 1917, Swiss surgeon, M.D. Univ. of Bern, 1865.
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 AllRefer.com - Emil Theodor Kocher (Medicine, Biography) - Encyclopedia
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Emil Theodor Kocher[A´mil tA´OdOr kOkh´ur] Pronunciation Key, 1841–1917, Swiss surgeon, M.D. Univ. of Bern, 1865.
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Paul C. Kocher is an American cryptographer and cryptography consultant, currently the president of Cryptography Research, Inc. Among his most significant achievements are the development of timing
Christopher J. Kocher is assistant professor of saxophone and jazz studies at the University of South Dakota.
Family Tree of Kocher, Metz, Schneebeli, Becker, and related surnames of Northampton County, PA When I began researching my family tree in 1999 I knew very little about my genealogy.
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 Emil Theodor Kocher Winner of the 1909 Nobel Prize in Medicine
Emil Theodor Kocher Winner of the 1909 Nobel Prize in Medicine
Theodor Kocher - Biography (submitted by Davis Brown)
Emil Theodor Kocher Biography from Encyclopedia Britannica (submitted by www.britannica.com)
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 Articles - Medicine
X-ray, penicillin, polio vaccine, and genetic engineering are few of the results of basic research touching the life of modern man.
Emil von Behring: The Founder of Serum Therapy By Cornelia Grundmann
The contributions of Theodor Kocher have a great impact on thyroid surgery even today.
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Fischer won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1930 for research on hemin in blood and chlorophyll in plants.
Death of Emil Theodor Kocher in Bern, Switzerland.
He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1909 for his work on the thyroid gland.
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 Emil Theodor Kocher Winner of the 1909 Nobel Prize in Medicine
Emil Theodor Kocher Winner of the 1909 Nobel Prize in Medicine
Theodor Kocher - Biography (submitted by Davis Brown)
Emil Theodor Kocher Biography from Encyclopedia Britannica (submitted by www.britannica.com)
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 Nobel Peace Prize
1902 - Hermann Emil Fischerin in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by his work on sugar and purine syntheses.
1901 - Emil Adolf von Behring for his work on serum therapy, especially its application against diphtheria, by which he has opened a new road in the domain of medical science and thereby placed in the hands of the physician a victorious weapon against illness and deaths.
1909 - Emil Theodor Kocher for his work on the physiology, pathology and surgery of the thyroid gland.
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A HISTORY O F SURGERY Marion Sims (1813-1883), Theodor Kocher (1841-1917) of Berne, William Williams Keen (1837-1932) in Philadelphia and Lawson Tait (1845-1899) in Birmingham.
July 27, 1917; Bern, Switzerland Emil Theodor Kocher was granted his medical degree from the University of Bern, Switzerland in 1865.
that myxoedema, cretinism, and operative cachexia strumipriva were all due to thyroid deficiency, and not due to chronic asphyxia (as Theodor Kocher,...
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