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Schmieden's operation

Alternative eponyms

  • Rehn-Schmieden operation
  • Rehn-Volhard-Schmieden operation

Related people

Pericardectomy for constrictive pericarditis.

Description

Pericardectomy for constrictive pericarditis.

Bibliography

  • Franz Volhard (1872-1950) and V. Schmieden:
    Ueber Erkennung und Behandlung der Umklammerung des Herzens durch schwielige Parikarditis. Klinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1923, 2: 5-9.
    Schmieden collaborated with Volhard in the work that that led to the first pericardectomy for constrictive pericarditis.

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