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Artur Biedl - bibliography

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Hungarian pathologist and endocrinologist, born October 4, 1869, Ostern (Hungarian Kiskomlos), Banat, Hungary (nowadays Comlosu Mic, Rumania); died August 26, 1933 in Weissenbach am Attersee, Austria.


  • Ein Geschwisterpaar mit adiposo-genitaler Distrophie.
    Deutsche medicinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1922; 48: 1630.
  • Innere Sekretion : ihre physiologischen Grundlagen und ihre Bedeutung für die Pathologie. With an introduction by Richard Paltauf (1858-1924).
    Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1910.
    English translation 1912. 4th edition, with an exhaustive bibliography, 1922.
    The first comprehensive study on glands and their secretions. Biedl showed that the adrenal cortex is essential for life.
  • Physiologie und Pathologie der Hypophyse. Berlin, 1922.
  • Die Wirkungen der strahlenden Energie auf die endokrinen Drüsen und die innere Sekretion. With Jonas Borak.
    In: Handbuch der gesamten Strahlenheilkunde, volume 1, Munich, 1928.
  • Die Hypophyse.
    In: Handbuch der normalen und pathologischen Physiologie. Volume 16, 1; München 1930. Biographical:
  • Isidor Fischer, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte der letzten fünfzig Jahre.
    Berlin – Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1932.
  • Peter Beighton & Gretha Beighton:
    The Man Behind the Syndrome. Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 1986.
  • A. Huttmann:
    [History of the institute of general and experimental pathology and the propedeutic clinic of the German University in Prague] [Article in German]
    Wiener klinische Wochenschrift, March 16, 1990, 102 (6): 161-171.

  • J. Kenez:
    [Artur Biedl and internal secretion] [Article in Hungarian]
    Orvosi Hetilap, Budapest, December 14, 1969, 110 (50): 2947-2951.

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