machologias, ó los hombres que han creado la historia de la gynecologia poniendo sus nombres en nuestro cuerpo, experimentando y forjando sus herramientas desde sus morales patriarcales y conservadoras.
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IL- Doctor ignaz discovered that by washing his hands between delivering babys cut the mortality rate of infection from 35% to less than 1%. His ideas were rejected by the medical community and upset other doctors so much they put him in a insane asylum. He was beaten to death 14 days later (en.m.wikipedia.org)
Joseph Lister (for whom Listerine mouthwash is named) was the father of antiseptic surgery. While no one believed Semmelweis that hand washing could cut down on infection in the 1850s, by the 1880s, Lister was able to get this concept across to doctors, making operating theaters, bandages, instruments sterile and introducing patient washing, doctor hand washing, gloves and surgical gowns. Within a few years in England, post surgical mortality from infection almost disappeared. He became a…
Howard Atwood Kelly, M.D. (February 20, 1858 – January 12, 1943) was an American gynecologist. He was one of the "Big Four" founding professors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore Maryland USA. Kelly is credited with establishing gynecology as a true specialty.
Georgios Papanikolaou (1883-1962) discovered the revolutionary ‘Pap’ smear test used to this day regularly by hundreds of millions of women as a means of early detection of cervical cancer.
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Tony McCartney was a physician of incredible intelligence and humanity. An Ob/Gyn oncologist. He saved countless women's lives, world wide. He introduced non invasive procedures, he took on patients others gave up for dead. He treated each woman as a whole person not as a diagnosis. He passed in 2011 yet his work lives on in his home of Perth, Western Australia and world wide.
Ernst Gräfenberg (September 26, 1881 in Adelebsen near Göttingen, Germany – 28 October 1957 in New York City, United States) was a German-born physician (medical doctor) and scientist. He is known for developing the intrauterine device (IUD), and for his studies of the role of the woman's urethra in orgasm.
Theodore Gaillard Thomas (1832-1903) was an American gynæcologist, born in Edisto Island, was the first to perform and publish an account of vaginal ovariotomy (1870). He wrote Diseases of Women (Philadelphia, 1868), which passed through six editions in English, and was translated into French, German, Spanish, Chinese, and Italian.
Francisco de Paula Campá y Porta (Vich, 1838 - Barcelona, 1892) fue un ginecólogo y obstetra español, fundador, junto con el doctor Manuel Candela, de la tocoginecología valenciana en el siglo XIX.