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[Our surgical heritage: the tragic destiny of the surgeon. Eugen Alexander Pólya (1876-1944)]

G Petri
Zentralblatt Für Chirurgie 1985, 110 (1): 46-52
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Eugen Pólya was an outstanding hungarian surgeon of the first half of this century, a man of international reputation. Already in 1913 on the basis of animal experiments he realised the necessity of conservative treatment in acute pancreatitis. He and Reichel (Germany) share the fame of the introduction of a modified GE in partial resection of the stomach (B-II-type). In 1944 Pólya was killed by hungarian fascists for racial and political reasons. Nobody knows where his corpse was buried.

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