Mario Tortora

This page lists items in the database related to Italian doctor Mario Tortora (b. Casamarciano , Italy , 23 December 1909; d. Casamarciano , Italy , 27 April 1994 ).

In 1939 he graduated in ginecology and obstetrics at the University of Naples. In 1948 he was part of crew that discovered the Rh factor , important for blood transfusions. In 1950 he helped creating the obstetric clinic and the Blood Bank in Naples. In 1953 Mario Tortora demonstrated the Pap Test efficiency and started his studies on uterus cancer. He died in 1994 in his birth city.


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