The doctor Theodor Kocher died at the age of 75. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Nobel Prize-winning thyroid surgeon who was one of the first surgeons to use antiseptic.
His son, Albert Kocher, followed in his footsteps and became a surgeon.
Seldom in the history of medicine has the recognition of the most effective cure followed as swiftly on the heels of the discovery of a disease as the establishment of the complete effectiveness of iodothyrin and thyroidin followed the recognition of cachexia thyreopriva.
The thyroid cells take up iodine with particular avidity and are able to store it up in great quantities.