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March 1957

The History of Otolaryngology in Berlin.

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1957;65(3):314. doi:10.1001/archotol.1957.03830210112021

This is a historical review of the growth of otolaryngology in Berlin. The first section deals with otology and traces the history of this specialty and the influence of such men as Kramer, Lucae, Trautmann, Passow, von Eicken, and their respective schools. The review includes the various associates that have served these professors and their contributions to otology. There is also a description of the origin and progress of the various clinics, their development, and their role in the development of this specialty. Furthermore, there is a description of the origin and growth of the Berlin Otologic Society.

The second section deals with laryngology and rhinology. The influence is related of such men as G. Muller, Lehrfeld, Garcia, Turck, Czermak, Lewin, Tobold, Waldenberg, and Frankel and their associates Rosenberg, E. V. Meyer, Finder, and Holscher. These were followed by A. Hartman, Claus, Killian, and Kirstein. Killian's associates were Albrecht, Weingartner

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