G S Litynski

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Publications

  1. pmc Kurt Semm and the fight against skepticism: endoscopic hemostasis, laparoscopic appendectomy, and Semm's impact on the "laparoscopic revolution"
    G S Litynski
    Institute fuer Geschichte der Medizin, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    JSLS 2:309-13. 1998
  2. pmc Erich Mühe and the rejection of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (1985): a surgeon ahead of his time
    G S Litynski
    Institut fur Geschichte der Medizin, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    JSLS 2:341-6. 1998
  3. pmc Profiles in laparoscopy: Mouret, Dubois, and Perissat: the laparoscopic breakthrough in Europe (1987-1988)
    G S Litynski
    Institut fur Geschichte der Medizin, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    JSLS 3:163-7. 1999
  4. pmc Click c@refully before you quote: citing internet-based sources
    G S Litynski
    Institut fur Geschichte der Medizin, Klinikum der, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    JSLS 3:235-9. 1999
  5. pmc Patrick C. Steptoe: laparoscopy, sterilization, the test-tube baby, and mass media
    G S Litynski
    JSLS 2:99-101. 1998
  6. pmc Hans Frangenheim--culdoscopy vs. laparoscopy, the first book on gynecological endoscopy, and "cold light"
    G S Litynski
    Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Institut fur Geschichte der Medizin, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    JSLS 1:357-61. 1997
  7. pmc Kurt Semm and an automatic insufflator
    G S Litynski
    Clinic for General Surgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    JSLS 2:197-200. 1998

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Publications10

  1. pmc Kurt Semm and the fight against skepticism: endoscopic hemostasis, laparoscopic appendectomy, and Semm's impact on the "laparoscopic revolution"
    G S Litynski
    Institute fuer Geschichte der Medizin, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    JSLS 2:309-13. 1998
    ..Three years later when Semm presented a videotape of his laparoscopic appendectomy in Baltimore, he gave impetus to McKernan and Save of Marietta. Georgia, to carry out the first laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the United States...
  2. pmc Erich Mühe and the rejection of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (1985): a surgeon ahead of his time
    G S Litynski
    Institut fur Geschichte der Medizin, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    JSLS 2:341-6. 1998
    ..His concept, however, was ignored. In the middle of the 1980s, the surgical community was still not prepared for the era of "minimally invasive therapy." Erich Mühe was a surgeon ahead of his time...
  3. pmc Profiles in laparoscopy: Mouret, Dubois, and Perissat: the laparoscopic breakthrough in Europe (1987-1988)
    G S Litynski
    Institut fur Geschichte der Medizin, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    JSLS 3:163-7. 1999
    ..Dubois and Perissat spoke enthusiastically about their work at the meetings and were largely responsible for establishing what is today called the French technique...
  4. pmc Click c@refully before you quote: citing internet-based sources
    G S Litynski
    Institut fur Geschichte der Medizin, Klinikum der, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    JSLS 3:235-9. 1999
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  5. pmc Patrick C. Steptoe: laparoscopy, sterilization, the test-tube baby, and mass media
    G S Litynski
    JSLS 2:99-101. 1998
    ..Since this method was not widespread in England, Steptoe, in 1958, went to Montreal, Boston, and New York in order to observe and learn the practical use of culdoscopy. However, Steptoe left America disappointed...
  6. pmc Hans Frangenheim--culdoscopy vs. laparoscopy, the first book on gynecological endoscopy, and "cold light"
    G S Litynski
    Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Institut fur Geschichte der Medizin, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    JSLS 1:357-61. 1997
    ..He constructed a CO2 insufflator, wrote the first book on gynecological endoscopy, and introduced "cold light" into laparoscopy. Frangenheim strongly stimulated the rise of gynecological laparoscopy in Europe in the 1960s and later...
  7. pmc Kurt Semm and an automatic insufflator
    G S Litynski
    Clinic for General Surgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    JSLS 2:197-200. 1998
    ..In 1967, Semm presented his invention to Melvin Cohen, an American pioneer of gynecological laparoscopy, at the meeting of the American Fertility Society, held in Washington...