Boris PREOBRAZHENSKY, USSR Otorhinolaryngologist. Professor 1936; Doctor of Medicine Science; full member, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1950; Head, Chair of Otorhinolaryngology, and Director, Clinic of Otorhinolaryngology, Pirogov 2nd Moscow Medicine Institute, since 1941; Honoured Worker of Science Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1942.
PREOBRAZHENSKY, Boris was born in 1892.
1914 graduated Medical Faculty, Moscow University.
1945-1950 corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science. Editor, journal ‘‘Vestnik otorinolaringologii” (Herald of Otorhinolaryngology). Editor, “Otorhinolaryngology” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition.
One of first Soviet surgeons to adopt full tonsillectomy in chronic tonsillitis. Studied possibility and expediency of infantile tonsillectomy. Improved operation techniques and anesthesia.
Works deal with: theoretical and clinical otorhinolaryngology. Pathogenesis and clinical aspects of deafness, deaf-mutism and baryecoia. Clinical aspects of chronic tonsillitis and its connection with other organic diseases.
Surgical treatment of chronic tonsillitis. War injuries of the ear, nose and throat. Phlegmonous angina, etc.
1921-1935 at Otorhinolaryngological Clinic, Moscow University. 1935-1941 Director, Semashko Clinic of Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases. 1936-1941 Professor, Pirogov 3rd Moscow Medicine Institute.