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Archivos Españoles de Urología (Ed. impresa)

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PEREZ ALBACETE, Mariano. Dr.Puigvert and Archivos Españoles de Urología. Arch. Esp. Urol. [online]. 2006, vol.59, n.3, pp.217-224. ISSN 0004-0614.

Objetives: For the celebration of the first Century of Dr. Antonio Puigvert Gorro`s birth we want to know his contribution to and relationship with Archivos Españoles de Urología. Methods: We review all articles published by Dr. Puigvert, and additionally all articles with reference to his person and his work; we also review his written works and biography. Results: He was one of the founders of the journal and always maintained a great cooperation until the ‘70s; he published important works in it, which are analyzed. We also emphasize his contribution to Urology in addition to his dedication to the history of the speciality. Conclusions: Dr. Puigvert is one of the most distinguished figures in the Spanish Urology, with an immense working capacity and written works. In his works published in Archivos he presents the results of his observations and his studies, as well as part of his innovations, ideas, and discoveries, that he later left in his urology books.

Keywords : History of urology; Dr. Puigvert Gorro; Dr. Puigvert biography.

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