Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®

, Volume 469, Issue 6, pp 1525–1527 | Cite as

Biographical Sketch: Themistocles Gluck (1853–1942)

  • Richard A. BrandEmail author
  • Michael A. Mont
  • M. M. Manring
Symposium: Update Hard-on-Hard Bearings in Hip Arthroplasty The Classic


This biographical sketch on Themistocles Gluck corresponds to the historic text, The Classic: Report on the positive results obtained by the modern surgical experiment regarding the suture and replacement of defects of superior tissue, as well as the utilization of re-absorbable and living tamponade in surgery (1891), available at DOI  10.1007/s11999-011-1837-7.


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The authors wish to thank Dr. Antonia Woehln for the initial translation of this Classic and Dr. Aaron Johnson for his help in correcting syntax.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard A. Brand
    • 1
    Email author
  • Michael A. Mont
    • 2
  • M. M. Manring
    • 3
  1. 1.Clinical Orthopaedics and Related ResearchPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Rubin Institute for Advanced OrthopedicsSinai Hospital of BaltimoreBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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