Rudolf Nissen's years in Bosphorus and the pioneers of thoracic surgery in Turkey.

@article{Batirel2000RudolfNY,
  title={Rudolf Nissen's years in Bosphorus and the pioneers of thoracic surgery in Turkey.},
  author={Hasan Fevzi Batirel and Mustafa Y{\"u}ksel},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={69 2},
  pages={
          651-4
        }
}
Rudolph Nissen is one of the most distinguished pioneers in thoracic surgery, well known for his pneumonectomy operation performed for the first time in surgical history. He migrated to Istanbul like most of his contemporary colleagues, avoiding the fascist regime in Germany in the 1930s. He was enthusiastically welcomed in Turkey and appointed as the Chief of the First Surgery Clinic in Istanbul University in 1933. He worked with discipline and in cooperation with his Turkish colleagues, such… CONTINUE READING