Surgeon, Deceased Person
1832 – 1910
Who was Franz König?
In 1855 he received his doctorate from the University of Marburg, and was later district wound surgeon in Hanau. Afterwards he was a professor of surgery at the Universities of Rostock and Göttingen, and eventually the Charité Berlin.
König is largely remembered for his work in bone and joint surgery. He was the first physician to identify the relationship between hemophilia and hemophilic arthropathy, as well as the first surgeon to perform a successful internal fixation of proximal femur fractures. In 1887, Franz König published a paper on the cause of loose bodies in the joint. In his paper, König concluded:
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- Feb 10, 1832
Rotenburg an der Fulda
- Also known as
- Кёниг, Франц
- University of Marburg
- Dec 12, 1910