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  • StatPearls: Kohler Disease [BOOK]
    StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL) Trammell Amy P. AP Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Scott Aaron T. AT Wake Forest Un School of Medicine BOOK
  • Kohler disease was first described by Alban Kohler in 1908 and refers to avascular necrosis of the navicular bone of the foot. Kohler disease is a disease only seen in pediatric patients. Although the etiology is not fully understood, it is thought to be caused by the compression of the navicular bone prior to ossification. This leads to blood flow abnormalities resulting in avascular necrosis. K…
  • [Alban Köhler (1874-1947): Inventor of grid therapy]. [Historical Article]
    Z Med Phys 2012; 22(2):90-9Laissue JA, Blattmann H, Slatkin DN
  • Grid (or sieve) therapy ("Gitter-" oder "Siebtherapie"), spatially fractionated kilo- and megavolt X-ray therapy, was invented in 1909 by Alban Köhler, a radiologist in Wiesbaden, Germany. He tested it on several patients before 1913 using approximately 60-70kV Hittorf-Crookes tubes. Köhler pushed the X-ray tube's lead-shielded housing against a stiff grid of 1 mm-square iron wires woven 3.0-3.5m…
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