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Rezsö (Rudolf) Bálint

Born  1874
Died  1929

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Austrian-Hungarian neurologist and psychiatrist, born October 22, 1874; died May 23, 1929.

Biography of Rezsö (Rudolf) Bálint

Rezsö Bálint studied in Budapest, where he received his doctorate in 1897. He was a pupil of Friedrich von Korányi (1828-1913) and became adjunct at the medical clinic. In 1910 he was habilitated for internal medicine, professor extraordinary 1914 in Budapest, full professor 1917.

He did fundamental work on the pathology of the vegetative nervous system and the pathogenesis of gastric ulcers (acidic conditioned).


  • Ulcusproblem und Säurebasengleichgewicht.
    With St. Weiss. Berlin, 1927.
  • Gewebsproliferation und Säurebasengleichgewicht.
    Pathologie und Klinik in Einzeldarstellungen. 2 volumes, 1930.

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