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Johann Georg Wirsung - bibliography

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German physician, born July 3, 1589, Augsburg; died 1643, Padua.


  • Alfred Max Schirmer:
    Beitrag zur Geschichte und Anatomie des Pankreas.
    Dissertation, University of Basel, 1893.
  • A. Gamba, G. Ongaro:
    Anatomes peritissimus: Johann Georg Wirsung's unknown experiments on the circulation of the blood. Physis: rivista internazionale di storia della scienza, Firenze, 1993, 30 (2-3): 231-242.
  • Richard Carter:
    Assassination of Johann Georg Wirsung (1589-1643); Mysterious Medical Murder in Renaissance Padua.
    World Journal of Surgery, New York, March 1998, 22 (3): 324-326.
  • J. M. Howard, W. Hess, W. Traverso:
    Johann Georg Wirsung (1589-1643) and the pancreatic duct: the prosector of Padua, Italy.
    Journal of the American College of Surgeons, August 1998, 187 (2):201-211.
  • Sanajay A. Pai:
    Our Medical Past. Death and the doctor.
    Canadian Medical Association Journal, December 10, 2002, 167 (12): 1377-1378.
  • Giancarlo Flati, Åke Andrén-Sandberg:
    Wirsung and Santorini: The Men Behind the Ducts.
    Pancreatology, 2003, 2 (1): 4-11.

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