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Ludwig Stacke

Born  1859
Died  1918

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German otologist, born April 14, 1859, Rinteln; died January 13, 1918.

Biography of Ludwig Stacke

From 1877 to 1882 Ludwig Stacke studied in Würzburg, Halle, and Munich, obtaining his doctorate in 1882. He was an assistant to Hermann Schwartze (1837-1919) at Halle 1882-1884, and from 1886 worked in Erfurt as physician for ear and nose infections. In 1887 he opened his own private clinic, and that year received the title of professor.


  • Indicationen betreffend de Excision von Hammer und Amboss.
    Lecture at the International Congress in Berlin 1890.
    Verhandlungen des X. international medicinischen Congress, Berlin, 1890, 4, xi Abteilung: 43-43.
  • Die operative Freilegung der Mittelohrräume nach Ablösung der Ohrmuschel als Radikaloperation zur Heilung veralteter chronischer Mittelohreiterungen.
    Tübingen, 1897.
  • Elisabeth Bergmann:
    Das Wirken von Professor Dr. Ludwig Stacke, Facharzt für Hals-, Nasen- und Ohrenheilkunde, in Erfurt (1885-1918).
    Beiträge zur Geschichte der Universität Erfurt, 1963, 10: 167-171.

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