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Billroth

[ bĭlrōt ]
(Christian Albert) Theodor 1829-1894
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Austrian surgeon who was a pioneer of modern abdominal surgery. He performed the first successful excision of the larynx in 1874, and the first resection of the intestine in 1881.
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