Robert Salus

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Robert Salus (18 September 1877 in Plzeň - 1961 in Milan) was an Austrian ophthalmologist remembered for describing Salus's sign. He studied at the German University in Prague, gaining his M.D. in 1902. He was habilitated in ophthalmology in 1909 and became professor of ophthalmology in Prague in 1916. He described rubeosis iridis in 1928,[1] and vascular changes in hypertension in 1939.[2]

External links[edit]

Robert Salus at Who Named It?

References[edit]

  1. ^ Waldstein, Ernst (1934). "Rubeosis Diabetica Iridis (letter)". Arch Ophth 12 (3): 419–420. Retrieved 2009-04-12. 
  2. ^ Salus, Robert; Waldstein, Ernst (1939). "The fundus oculi in generalized hypertension and arteriosclerosis". Arch Ophth 21 (3): 505–508. Retrieved 2012-11-23.  (The given source has "Ernst aldstein" as second author, obviously errorneous, see this list, p. XVIII.)