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Otto Porges - bibliography

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Czech physician, born April 1, 1879, Brandeis a. E., Böhmen.


  • Über Kolloide und Lipoide in ihren Beziehungen zur Immunitätslehre.
  • Technik und Methodik der Serodiagnostik der Lues mit Hilfe der Ausflockungsmethode.
    Handbuch der Technik und Methodik der Immunitätsforschung, volume 2; Jena, 1909.
  • Stoffwechsel.
    In: Handbuch der Tuberkulose, volume 1; Leipzig, 1923.
  • Stoffwechselkrankheiten und Phthise.
    In: Handbuch d. Tuberkulose, volume 3, Leipzig, 1923.
  • Die Therapie des Magen-Darmtraktes bei Tuberkulose.
    In: Handbuch der gesamten Tuberkulose-Therapie, volume 2; Berlin and Vienna, 1923.
  • Erkrankungen der Niere.
    In: Georg Honigmann (1863-1930), publisher: Praktische Differentialdiagnostik. 7 volumes, Dresden and Leipzig, 1929.
  • Die Behandlung der Zuckerkrankheit mit fettarmer Kost.
    With David Adlersberg. Berlin and Vienna, 1929.
  • Ueber Gastrophotographie.
    Wiener klinische Wochenschrift, 1929, 41: 89, 880.
    Introduction of gastrophotography.
  • Die praktische Durchführung der Ernährung des Zuckerkranken mit fettarmen Kostformen. Berlin and Vienna, 1929; 3rd edition, 1932.
  • Über Technik und Methodik der Gastrophotographie.
    In Emil Abderhalden, publisher: Handbuch der biologischen Arbeitsmethoden; part 4, T. 6, 2. Berlin and Vienna, 1932.

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