Virchow’s Legacy: Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Cervantes, Jorge; Rojas, Guillermo
June 2005
World Journal of Surgery;Jun2005 Supplement 1, Vol. 29, pS30
Academic Journal
Focuses on deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. First recorded case of thrombophlebitis of the lower limbs; Giovanni Battista Morgagni's book "De Sedibus et Causis Morborum per Anatomen Indagatis"; Physician Rudolph Virchow's establishment of the criteria of how blood clots forming after death could be distinguished from those that occur as part of a disease process in the living.


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