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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
De Broe, Luc; Liebermann-Meffert, Dorothea; Van Hee, Robert 
Title:
Charles Willems (1859-1930): Belgian military and academic surgeon and first president of the International Society of Surgery. 
Abstract:
Belgian surgeon Charles Willems (1859-1930) played a prominent role in the founding of the Société Internationale de Chirurgie (International Society of Surgery), of which he became the first president in 1902. He kept the office until 1929, when illness obliged him to discontinue. He had an important military career in the Balkan War but especially during World War I. He later became Professor of Surgery at the University of Liège. He produced numerous scientific articles on various surgical su...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
World J Surg 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
37 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1446-54 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0364-2313 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik