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Otto Porges

Born  1879

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

Biography of Otto Porges

Otto Porges studied in Prague and Strassburg, receiving his doctorate in 1903 at Prague. From 1908 assistant in Vienna at the I medical clinic, habilitated for internal medicine in 1911, becoming titular professor 1920. Porges main field was diseases of the stomach, intestines, and metabolism.


  • 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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