[koh-ker; German koh-khuh r]
- E·mil The·o·dor [ey-meel tey-oh-dohr] /ˈeɪ mil ˈteɪ oʊˌdoʊr/, 1841–1917, Swiss physiologist, pathologist, and surgeon: Nobel Prize 1909.
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Kocher's method is suitable for the great majority of cases of sub-coracoid dislocation.
The head is then forcibly flexed towards the opposite side, after which it can be rotated into its normal attitude (Kocher).
Kocher considers it advisable to operate if the patient becomes breathless on making pressure on the goitre from side to side.
Before an operation the silk is again boiled for ten minutes in the same solution, and is used directly from this (Kocher).Manual of Surgery
Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The nomad Kūrds, Kocher, who always dwell in tents, are the wealthiest and most independent.
Kocher(kô′kər, -KHər)Emil Theodor 1841-1917
- Swiss surgeon. He won a 1909 Nobel Prize for work on the thyroid gland.
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