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Andreas Giedion

Born 1925
Died

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Swiss radiologist, born May 2, 1925, Zurich.

Biography of Andreas Giedion

Andreas Giedion graduated in medicine from the University of Zurich in 1950. He trained in paediatrics in Boston an Zurich, and in 1962 was appointed chief of the department of radiology at the University of Zurich Children's Hospital in 1962.

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