Raoul Hoffmann and His External Fixator

Schwechter, Evan M.; Swan, Kenneth G.
March 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Mar2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 3, p672
Academic Journal
A biography of Raoul Hoffman, an orthopedic surgeon who developed an external fixator, is presented. He was born on April 5, 1981 in Berlin, Germany and studied at the University of Berlin. He then enrolled at the Switzerland-based University of Geneva, where he earned a diploma in medical physiology and anatomy. He started his practice in a surgical clinic in Geneva. Hoffman's work on his external fixator is also discussed.


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