The pioneering steps of radiology in Turkey (1896-1923)

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Ulman Y., Livadas G., Yidirim N.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.55, no.3, pp.306-310, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 55 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2004.06.003
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.306-310
  • Keywords: history of radiology, earliest uses of clinical roentgenology, 1897 Turkish-Greek war, Dr. Esad Feyzi, Dr. Kuttner, Dr. Abbott, first X-ray machines in Turkey, first martyrs, first society of radiology, first private clinics
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


The discovery of X-rays (1895) by W.C. Roentgen has been a very important step of the modem civilization as a revolutionary technique for scientists all around the world and it has immediately been applied in medical field. The aim of this study is to search the start of radiology in Turkey on the basis of archival and first hand sources.