Rainer Gruessner - Contributions to Surgical Sciences

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Rainer Gruessner’s contributions to surgical sciences are practiced today and are documented in the scientific literature.He has authored or co-authored over 600 book chapters, abstracts and publications; he has edited two standard textbooks and a third one on “Technological Advances in Surgery” is in the making.

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RAINER GRUESSNER INNOVATOR AND LEADER IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MANY GROUNDBREAKING NEW PRACTICES IN HIS FIELD

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Dr. Rainer Gruessner is a nationally and internationally renowned transplant surgeon who is held in high esteem as an innovator and leader in the development of many groundbreaking new practices in his field.

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Rainer Gruessner performed the first laparoscopic pancreas transplant biopsy in 1995 the first laparoscopic living donor distal pancreatectomy and nephrectomy in 2000 and the first robot assisted total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplant in 2012. He was also the first to do a preemptive living liver transplant for oxalosis in a baby in 1998.

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He is a member of over 20 professional societies including the American Surgical Association and a Fellow of both the American as well as the International College of Surgeons. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the European Board of Transplantation.

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RAINER GRUESSNER PROFILES • Rainer Gruessner - Slideshare: - http://www.slideshare.net/RainerGruessner/rainer-gruessner • Rainer Gruessner – Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Rainer_Gruessner

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