Walther Kausch

Walther Carl Eduard Kausch (1867 – 1928) was a German surgeon.

In 1907, Walther Kausch performed the first successful partial pancreatoduodenectomy (excision of the duodenum and a portion of the pancreas in two stages), for ampullary cancer. Published in 1912

Biography
  • Born 17 July 1867, Königsberg
  • Died 24 March 1928, Berlin
Medical Eponyms
Kausch-Whipple operation (1907) [AKA: Whipple procedure]
Major Publications
  • Kausch W. Gedenkband für Johannes von Mikulicz-Radecki. 1907
  • Kausch W. Die Resektiún des mittieren Duodenums-eine typische Operation. Vorläufige Mitteilung. Zentralblatt für Chirurgie. 1909; 39(2): 1350.
  • Kausch W. Das Carcinom der Papilla duodeni und seine radikale Entfernung. Beiträge zur klinischen Chirurgie. 1912; 78: 439-486.
References

Biography

Eponymous terms


eponym

the person behind the name

Associate Professor Curtin Medical School, Curtin University. Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.  Passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | Twitter |

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.