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Carl Nicoladoni

Born  1847
Died  1902

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Austrian surgeon, born April 23, 1847, Vienna; died December 4, 1902, Graz.

Biography of Carl Nicoladoni

Carl Nicoladoni studied at Vienna, where he received his doctorate in 1871. He then entered the clinic of Johann von Dumreicher (1815-1880), became assistant in 1873 and was habilitated for surgery in 1876. Nicoladoni in 1881 was called to Innsbruck as professor of surgery, and in this position he supervised the building a new surgical clinic which was opened in 1888. From 1895 held the same tenure at Graz.

Nicoladoni performed the first operation for en oesophagus diverticulum and is the originator of the idea of gastroenterostomy.


  • Ueber Nervenendigungen in den Gelenkskapseln.
  • Sehnentransplantation.
  • Resection des N. mandibularis.
  • Darmresection bei gangrän. Hernie.
  • Die Torsion der scoliotischen Wirbelsäule. Stuttgart, 1882.
  • Ueber Sectio alta.
  • Torsion des Samenstranges.
  • Bericht über 50 Wegen Tumoren am weiblichen Genitale ausgefuehrte Laparotomien. Wien, 1887.
  • Anatomie der skoliotischen Wirbelsäule.
    Denkschriften der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, 1888.
  • Die Architectur der skoliotischen Wirbelsäule.
    Denkschriften der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, 1894.
  • Die Skoliose des Lendensegmentes.
    Denkschriften der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, 1893.
  • Radicaloperation der Hernien.
  • Operative Behandlung des inguinalen Kryptorchismus. His own method.
  • Pes malleus valgus. Eine bisher unbekannte Difformität.
  • Anatomue und Mechanismus der Skoliose.

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