Witold Orlowski -- Prominent Polish Internist

Kurcharz, Eugene J.; Shampo, Marc A.; Kyle, Robert A.
September 2007
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Sep2007, Vol. 82 Issue 9, p1037
Academic Journal
The article presents the life and works of Polish internist Witold Eugene Orlowski, a leader in the medical community of Poland. Orlowski was the founder of the Polish School of Internal Medicine. He was a professor at various universities in Poland and Russia and devoted his entire life for improving the practice of internal medicine. Moreover, he was the first physician to use pneumothorax for treating tuberculosis in Russia.


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