Hümér Hültl

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Hümér Hültl
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Native name
Hültl Hümér
Born(1868-07-14)July 14, 1868
DiedJanuary 18, 1940(1940-01-18) (aged 71)
Resting placeKerepesi Cemetery, Budapest
EducationEötvös Loránd University

Hümér Hültl was a Hungarian surgeon, noted for his work with surgical staples.

Life[edit]

Hümér Hültl was born on July 14, 1868 in Felsőbánya. He is buried in Kerepesi Cemetery in Budapest.

Legacy[edit]

Hültl is known for his work with surgical staples. In 1908, he pioneered the technique in gastrointestinal surgery, using a stapler designed by Victor Fischer.[1] Aladár von Petz innovated further upon Hültl and Fischer's stapler,[2] and the technique is in wide use today.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vitone, Elaine. "Fasten-ating" (PDF). University of Pittsburgh. Retrieved 2019-04-24.
  2. ^ Zeebregts, C. J.; Heijmen, R. H.; van den Dungen, J. J.; van Schilfgaarde, R. (2003-02-19). "Non-suture methods of vascular anastomosis". British Journal of Surgery. 90 (3): 261–271. doi:10.1002/bjs.4063. ISSN 0007-1323.