An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 2020 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15475 entries, 13329 authors and 1903 subjects. Updated: December 3, 2021

TRENDELENBURG, Friedrich

6 entries
  • 5792

De veterum Indorum chirurgia. Dissertatio inauguralis.

Berlin: Gustavus Schade, 1866.

Trendelenburg’s graduation thesis on the ancient Hindu systems of medicine. Digital facsimile from the Internet Archive at this link.



Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › India › History of Ancient Medicine in India, INDIA, Practice of Medicine in › History of Practice of Medicine in India
  • 5669.1

Beiträge zu den Operationen an den Luftwegen.

Arch. klin. Chir., 12, 112-33, 1871.

Endotracheal anesthesia by means of a tracheostomy.



Subjects: ANESTHESIA, SURGERY: General
  • 2997

Ueber die Unterbindung der Vena saphena magna bei Unterschenkelvaricen.

Beitr. klin. Chir., 7, 195-210, 1890.

“Trendelenburg’s operation” – ligation of the great saphenous vein for the treatment of varicose veins in the leg. Reprinted, with translation, in Med. Classics, 1940, 4,989-1023. The paper also describes his test for insuffiency of the valves, a procedure previously described by Brodie (No. 2995).



Subjects: VASCULAR SURGERY
  • 4222
  • 6091

Ueber Blasenscheidenfisteloperationen und über Beckenhochlagerung bei Operationen in der Bauchhöhle.

Samml. klin. Vortr., Nr. 355 (Chir., Nr. 109), 3373-92, 1890.

Includes an account of his attempt, 1886, to cure hydronephrosis by a plastic operation – the first recorded surgical intervention for the relief of this condition.

Includes description of the “Trendelenburg position”. Reprinted with translation, in Med. Classics, 1940, 4, 936-88. The first description of Trendelenburg’s elevated pelvic position was given by one of his students, W. Meyer, in Arch. klin. Chir., 1885, 31, 494-525.



Subjects: NEPHROLOGY › Renal Disease, NEPHROLOGY › Renal Disease › Kidney Surgery, OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › GYNECOLOGY
  • 4428

Ueber den Gang bei angeborener Hüftgelenksluxation.

Dtsch. med. Wschr., 21, 21-24, 1895.

“Trendelenburg’s sign” of congenital dislocation of the hip-joint.



Subjects: ORTHOPEDICS › Diseases of or Injuries to Bones, Joints & Skeleton › Congenital Diseases , ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Surgery & Treatments › Fractures & Dislocations, ORTHOPEDICS › Orthopedic Surgery & Treatments › Hip
  • 3012

Ueber die operative Behandlung der Embolie der Lungenarterie.

Arch. klin. Chir., 86, 686-700, 1908.

Pulmonary embolectomy first attempted, “Trendelenburg’s operation” – first successfully performed by Kirschner (see No. 3016).



Subjects: CARDIOVASCULAR (Cardiac) SURGERY, PULMONOLOGY › Thoracic Surgery, VASCULAR SURGERY › Thrombosis / Embolism