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   Wirsung
   Johann Georg
   J. G. W. ; Johannes Georgius Virsungus ;
   
   
   1600 in Augsburg, Franconia, nowadays Germany
   1643
   Padua, Italy (murdered by Giacomo Cambier)
   
   
   studies of medicine, esp. anatomy, in Paris & Altdorf; medical doctor in Padua, Italy, 1630; he signed Phil[osophiae]. et Med[icinae]. D[octoris].
   Germany
   Figura ductus cuiusdam cum multiplicibus suis ramulis noviter in Pancreate a Jo: Georg: Wirsüng Phil. et Med. D. in diversis corporibus humanis observati, Padua 1642;
   since 1630 Johann Vesling’s (1598-1649) prosector at Padua, later Professor of anatomy at Padua Univ., Italy;
   
   anatomical drawing and copper engraving
   http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7b/The_pancreas_and_the_pancreatic_duct_%28Wirsung%29.jpg ; http://www.mif-ua.com/archive/article/3906
   see further literature on Jo.G.W. listed in http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Georg_Wirsung
   Choulant 1858: 147 ; Putscher 1972: 87 ; Giuseppe Ongaro: Wirsung a Padova 1629-1643 (Treviso, Antilia, 2010: 291ff.) ;
   Mostly active in Nuremberg & Augsburg; since 1629 active in Italy: http://www.whonamedit.com/doctor.cfm/2941.html
   15572596
   
   





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