Die Ausmessung der stromenden Blutvolumina. Offprint.

Publisher Information: 1868.

Dogiel, Jan (1830-1905). Die Ausmessung der strumenden Blutvolumina. Offprint from Berichte der k. Sachs. Gesell. d. Wiss., math.-phys. Classe, Sitzung am 12 December 1867 (1868). [1], 200-275, [3]pp. Text illustrations. 222 x 145 mm. Original plain wrappers, small split in spine. Light toning, but a fine copy.

Book Id: 38745

First Edition. Garrison-Morton 779. The invention of the Stromuhr, a double vessel on a swivel for measuring blood volume flow. "An accurate method of measuring blood flow was not available until 1868, when Dogiel, working in Ludwig's laboratory, described the 'Stromuhr'" (Fishman & Richards, Circulation of the Blood: Men and Ideas, p. 679).

Dogiel was a student of Carl Ludwig, professor of physiology at the University of Leipzig; "so far as the advancement of knowledge of the circulation is concerned, and particularly the action of the heart, Carl Ludwig and his school probably contributed a larger share than any other group" (ibid., p. 87).

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