Fedor Krause: the first systematic use of X-rays in neurosurgery.

  title={Fedor Krause: the first systematic use of X-rays in neurosurgery.},
  author={Ali M. Elhadi and Samuel Kalb and Nikolay Martirosyan and Abhishek Agrawal and Mark C. Preul},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  volume={33 2},
Within a few months of Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen's discovery of x-rays in 1895, Fedor Krause acquired an x-ray apparatus and began to use it in his daily interactions with patients and for diagnosis. He was the first neurosurgeon to use x-rays methodically and systematically. In 1908 Krause published the first volume of text on neurosurgery, Chirurgie des Gehirns und Rückenmarks (Surgery of the Brain and Spinal Cord), which was translated into English in 1909. The second volume followed in 1911… CONTINUE READING


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