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Ilya Aleksandrovich SHEKHTER

Roentgenologist and radiologist

Ilya SHEKHTER, USSR Roentgenologist and radiologist. Professor 1954; Doctor of Medicine Science since 1944; Head, X-Ray Diagnosis Department, Research Institute for Roentgenology and Radiology, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Ministry of Health, since 1944; Head, Chair of Roentgenology and Radiology, Moscow Medicine Stomatological Institute, since 1954.

Background

SHEKHTER, Ilya was born in 1907 in Yekaterinoslav, now Dnepropetrovsk, Ukrainia.

Education

1931 graduated Dnepropetrovsk Medicine Institute. 1936 completed postgrad, course at Chair of Roentgenology, above institutes.

Career

1937-1944 Candidate of Medical Science. Deputy Chairman, Moscow Society of Roentgenologists and Radiologists. Member, Editor Board, journal “Vestnik rentgenologii i radiologii” (Herald of Roentgenology and Radiology).

Author of over 70 works on X-ray diagnosis, angiography, transverse tomography, cholecystocholangiography, retropneumoperitoneum, etc. 1936-^11 Assistant, then lecturer, Dnepropetrovsk Medicine Institute. 1941-1943 Chief, X-Ray Department, Alma-Ata evacuation hospital.

1943-1944 Head, Chair of Roentgenology, Kazakhstan Medicine Institute.