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Eduard Pernkopf - bibliography

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Austrian anatomist, born November 24, 1888, Rappottenstein, Niederösterreich; died April 17, 1955.


  • Topographische Anatomie des Menschen. 1943. Many later editions.
    (Atlas of Topographical and Applied Human Anatomy), compiled by Eduard Pernkopf. This magnificently illustrated work has been hailed as one of the most important anatomic atlases since the work of Vesalius. It was published from 1937.
  • Anatomie.
    In: Lehrbuch der Krankenpflegeschulen, volume 4. Leipzig and Vienna, 1922. 2nd edition 1929.
  • D. J. Williams:
    The History of Eduard Pernkopf's Topographische Anatomie des Menschen.
    Journal of Biocommunication, San Francisco, Spring 1988, 15 (2): 2-12.

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