The International Tinnitus Journal

The International Tinnitus Journal

Official Journal of the Neurootological and Equilibriometric Society
Official Journal of the Brazil Federal District Otorhinolaryngologist Society

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ISSN: 0946-5448

Abstract

On the One Hundredth Birthday of Dr. Juan Manuel Tato, Buenos Aires, Argentina Pioneer in Advancing Otorhinolaryngology into Modern Neurootology

Author(s): Claus-Frenz Claussen

AearlY as 1969, I met Dr. Juan Manuel Tato, of Buenos Aires , Argentina, during his visit to the University of Wiirzburg, Germany where, in 1864, Dr. von Troeltsch had created the specialty of otology for the first time in history. Dr. Tato appeared as a true Spanish gentleman: polite, charming, well educated, and experienced in the ultimate stage of development of ear surgery. At that time, he not only showed interest in the field but already was turning toward modern neurootology .

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