One Medicine: A Tribute to Kurt Benirschke, Director Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species Zoological Society of San Diego and Professor of Pathology and Reproductive Medicine University of California San Diego / From His Students and Colleagues

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O.A. Ryder, M.L. Byrd
Springer Science & Business Media, 1984 - Medical - 373 pages
There is a saying "he is a person who can charm the birds from the trees." This might well be applied to Kurt Benirschke. Indeed, it describes both his warm personality and his intimate interaction with nature. He might be considered a modern adept of the Greek and Roman Stoic school of philosophy, which taught an understanding of man as integrated into nature in its totality. The right way to live is according to nature, with nature as part of it. This at the same time means humanity, and Kurt Benirschke impresses us not only as an outstanding scientist, but also as a humanist who has had a lifelong love affair with nature. The foundation of Springer-Verlag New York in 1964 offered a great opportunity for getting together with eminent authors in the United States. Kurt Benirschke was one of them, and his book Pathology of the Placenta was highly acclaimed all over the world. My attention was first called to him by my dear friend Dr. Ernst Uhlinger, then a pathologist in Zurich. With a sharp and critical eye, he followed the international literature on pathology and discovered "the genius of Kurt Benirschke." Our first encounters led to a relationship of trust which in turn grew into friendship. I soon learned to esteem the special qualities of the man and the scientist; in fact they cannot be separated.
 

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Contents

Human Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Observations of Pathologic Placentas
4
Autopsy Following Stillbirth a Challenge Neglected
20
Testis Size Ovulation Rate and Breast Cancer
32
The Endocrinology of Menopausal Hot Flashes
45
Biological Activity and Mechanisms of Action of Somatocrinin Growth Hormone Releasing Factor on the Release of Growth Hormone in Vitro and it...
56
The Fetal Adrenal One Mans Approach
73
Isolated Aortic Stenosis with Fetus Papyraceus a New Vascular Disruptive Anomaly
77
Fetal Hydrops in Chromosome Disorders as Principle of Damage in Developmental Pathology Clinical Observations in Man and Experimental Studie...
84
Primate Breeding in Zoos A Ten Year Summary
162
The Great Indian Rhinoceros Rhinoceros unicornis
171
Choice as a Biological Optimum
191
The Effects of Prenatal Diethylstilbestrol Exposure on the Genital Tracts of Fetuses and Neonates Cebus apella Macaca mulatta and Homo sapiens
197
Yersiniosis A Review and Report of an Epizootic in Nonhuman Primates
217
Talc Peritonitis and SalpingoOopheritis in the Absence of Surgical Intervention Report of Two Cases with 12Year Followup
242
Control and Prevention of African Trypanosomiasis Strategies Designed to Overcome Antigenic Variation
259
Comparative Pathological Investigations of Thyroid Tumors of Animals in Zoos and in the Wild
280

Chromosomes of the Golden Mouse Ochrotomys nuttalli Harlan Rodentia Cricetidae
96
The Chromosomes of Cuviers Gazelle
101
Evolutionary Pathway of Chromosomes of the Capricornis
109
Molecular Cytogenetics of the Equidae III Cytological Localization of Heterochromatin and Satellite DNA in Hartmanns Mountain Zebra Equus zebr...
119
Pathology Survey of the Red Panda A ilurus fulgens
128
Clinical Anatomy of the Head and Neck of the Llama Lama glama
141
Idiosynkrasie bei Zootieren
150
The Pacarana Dinomys branickii
154
Malignant Catarrhal Fever in Wild Ruminants
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How Nephron Heterogeneity Abets the Concentration of Mammalian Urine
309
Biliverdin in Biological Systems
321
Basset Hound Hereditary Thrombopathy an Autosomally Recessively Inherited Platelet Dysfunction with 11 Cases in a Kindred of 56 Dogs
335
HumanAnimal Bond and One Medicine
345
Scientific Papers of Kurt Benirschke
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Subject Index
371
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