(fôrs′män′, -mən), Werner Theodor Otto 1904-1979.
German physician. He shared a 1956 Nobel Prize for developing cardiac catheterization.
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[1.] Schulz-Knappe P, Forsmann K, Herbst F, Hock D, Pipkorn R, Forssmann WG.
Previous studies from the fifties (Kisch, 1956) in guinea pig hearts have shown the presence of specific atrial granules which has been functionally considered as an activator of sodium and water excretion and blood pressure reduction (De Bold et al., 1981; Forssmann et al., 1984; Skepper & Navaratnam, 1988; Jiao etal., 1993; Yoshihara et al., 1998).
(12.) Schulz-Knappe P, Forssmann K, Herbst F, Hock D, Pipkorn R, Forssmann WG.
Forssmann, "Gap junctions in hemodichorial and hemotrichorial placentae," Cell and Tissue Research, vol.
A century ago, Werner Forssmann, a German physician, inserted a catheter in his vein and guided it to his heart.
El urbanista aleman Werner Hegemann denomino a Kreuzberg, a comienzos del siglo xx, "una de las mas grandes casas de vecindad del mundo" (Forssmann, 1990, p.
[17.] Seiler CA, Brugger L, Forssmann U, Baer HU, Buchler MW.
The book takes its title from an experiment by Werner Forssmann, an ambitious surgeon wonderfully described as "more forearm than frontal lobe," who, in a dangerous stunt, inserted a catheter in his arm, running it all the way to his heart, an exploit that eventually earned him a Nobel Prize.
[6] Some other exemplary cases of self-experimentation in the 20th century include Werner Forssmann who, in 1930, practised cardiac catheterisation on himself and won a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1956 for his work; [11] and JBS Haldane who subjected himself to various gases in decompression chamber experiments in an attempt to find out how best to protect sailors in submarines.
Forssmann, "hBD-1: a novel [beta]-defensin from human plasma," FEBS Letters, vol.