Wolff, Louis

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Louis, U.S. cardiologist, 1898-1972.
Wolff-Chaikoff block - blocking of the organic binding of iodine and its incorporation into hormone caused by large doses of iodine. Synonym(s): Wolff-Chaikoff effect
Wolff-Chaikoff effect - Synonym(s): Wolff-Chaikoff block
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome - an electrocardiographic pattern sometimes associated with paroxysmal tachycardia. Synonym(s): preexcitation syndrome
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Louis Wolff and Alice (Muscanto), graduated from Harvard College, Class of 1944; served in the US Navy in the Pacific during WWII; graduated from Harvard Medical School, Class of 1950; was in practice with his father; on staff at Beth Israel Hospital; and was Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.