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  • StatPearls: Kienbock Disease [BOOK]
    StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL) Nasr Layla A. LA West Virginia University School of Med. Koay Jennifer J West Virginia University School of Med. BOOK
  • Kienböck disease refers to avascular necrosis of the lunate carpal bone, known as lunatomalacia. It was first recognized and described by Austrian radiologist Robert Kienböck in 1910.[1] Relevant anatomy: The proximal carpal row of the mid-carpal joint is largely responsible for wrist motion, as opposed to the relatively fixed distal carpal row. The lunate is the central bone in the proximal row,…
  • [Robert Kienböck and Kienböck's Disease - A Historical Report]. [Historical Article]
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 2010; 42(3):153-6Langer MF, Vieth V, … Surke C
  • Robert Kienböck is best known for his radiological identification and description of avascular necrosis of the lunate. But today there is only little knowledge of the man behind Kienböck's disease and his work. Kienböck's contributions to medicine, particularly the diagnosis of diseases of bones and as a pioneer in radiotherapy, were extraordinary. Indeed, there is no topic in the field of radiol…
  • Robert Kienbock: the man and his work. [Historical Article]
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2010; 35(7):534-7Chochole M
  • Robert Kienböck is best remembered for his publication "Concerning traumatic malacia of the lunate and it's consequences" in 1910. However, this is only one of 250 publications, an eight volume edition on radiology and his uncountable presentations to the scientific world. He also was an inventor and entrepreneur and the first president of the Austrian Röntgen Society.
  • A historical report on Robert Kienböck (1871-1953) and Kienböck's Disease. [Historical Article]
    J Hand Surg Am 2005; 30(6):1117-21Wagner JP, Chung KC
  • Robert Kienböck was the first to identify and describe Kienböck's disease. Considered one of the early fathers of radiology, he was a prolific researcher who made an immense contribution to the early development of radiology. In addition to groundbreaking work in therapeutic radiology Kienböck had a special interest in diseases of the bones and joints, especially those that involved the hand. Kie…
  • The history and evolution of radiotherapy and radiation oncology in Austria. [Historical Article]
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 1996; 35(2):219-26Kogelnik HD
  • Austria has a longstanding and eventful history in the field of radiotherapy and radiation oncology. The founder of radiotherapy, Leopold Freund, began his well-documented first therapeutic irradiation on November 24, 1896, in Vienna. He also wrote the first textbook of radiotherapy in 1903. Further outstanding Viennese pioneers in the field of radiotherapy, radiobiology, radiation physics, and d…
  • [Aspects of the history of x-ray therapy in Austria (author's transl)]. [Historical Article]
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 1980; 92(5):165-71Wyklicky H
  • Even before the turn of the century, the dermatologist Leopold Freund tried to treat a hairy naevus on the back of a child with the rays Roentgen had discovered in 1895 when all known forms of therapy had failed. Loss of hair, as desired, resulted therein. In order to prove that electric currents were not the effective agent, Freund abducted them and treated another part of the naevus pigmentosus…
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