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This article describes the historical aspects of life, medical and scientific practice of the Italian obstetrician Eduardo Porro, as well as his invaluable contribution to obstetrics.

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N. A. Makatsariya
First Moscow State Medical Sechenov University of the Ministry of Health Russian Federation
Russian Federation


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For citations:

Makatsariya N.A. EDUARDO PORRO. Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction. 2014;8(3):76-78. (In Russ.)

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