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Alexander Tietze

Born  1864
Died  1927

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German surgeon, born February 6, 1864, Liebenau, Neumark; died March 19, 1927, Breslau.

Biography of Alexander Tietze

Alexander Tietze studied at Breslau (Wroclaw), obtaining his doctorate in 1887. From 1888-1895 he was assistant at the Breslau surgical clinic. In 1894 he was habilitated for surgery and in 1896 became primary physician at the Allerheiligen-Hospital. He wrote an excellent textbook on emergency surgery which was published in 1927 and contributed numerous papers on surgical topics.


  • Die intrakraniellen Verletzungen der Gehirnnerven.
    Neue deutsche Chirurgie, volume 18, 2. Stuttgart, 1916.
  • Dringliche Operationen.
    Neue deutsche Chirurgie, volume 32; Stuttgart, 1924.
  • Die Chirurgie des Mastdarmes und des Afters. With R. Reichle.
    In: Martin B. Kirschner (1879-1942) and Otto Nordmann (1878-1946), Die Chirurgie, volume 5.
    Berlin and Vienna, Urban & Schwarzenberg. 6 volumes in 9 parts, 1926-1930.

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