Manuel de Abreu

Physician

1894 – 1962

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Who was Manuel de Abreu?

Manuel Dias de Abreu was a Brazilian physician and scientist, the inventor of abreugraphy, a rapid radiography of the lungs for screening tuberculosis. He is considered one of the most important Brazilian physicians, side by side with Carlos Chagas, Vital Brazil and Osvaldo Cruz.

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Born
Jan 4, 1894
São Paulo
Also known as
  • Dr. Manuel de Abreu
Nationality
  • Brazil
Profession
Died
Jan 30, 1962
Rio de Janeiro

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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