Demetrius Chilaiditi

Demetrius Chilaiditi (1883-1975)

Demetrius Chilaiditi (1883-1975) was an Austrian born, Ottoman Radiologist of Greek descent.

Chilaiditi also published other works on the radiotherapy of malignant tumours; hypertrichosis; gynaecological diseases, and duodenal stenosis.

Eponymously affiliated with Chilaiditi sign and syndrome described in 1910


Biography

  • Born 11 April 1883 Vienna, Austria
  • 1908 Graduated in Medicine, University of Vienna
  • Studied radiology III Medical University Clinic, Vienna and Zentral-Röntgeninstitut
  • Set up private practice in Constantinople (Istanbul) one of the first members of the Turkish Radiological Society
  • Died 2 January 1975 Istanbul

Medical Eponyms


Major Publications

  • Chilaiditi D. Zur Frage der Hepatoptose und Ptose im Allgemeinen im Anschluss an Drei Fälle von Temporärer, Partieller Leberverlagerung. Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Röntgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin. Ergänzungsband. 1910; 16:173-208

References

  • Maizlin ZV, Cooperberg PL, Clement JJ, Vos PM, Coblentz CL. People behind exclusive eponyms of radiologic signs (part I). Can Assoc Radiol J. 2009 Oct;60(4):201-12. [PMID 19647394]

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