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William Landau

William Landau

American neurologist
William Landau
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Intro American neurologist
Was Neurologist
From United States of America
Type Healthcare
Gender male
Birth 10 October 1924, St. Louis, USA
Death 2 November 2017 (aged 93 years)
Star sign Libra
Peoplepill ID william-landau
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William Milton Landau (October 10, 1924 – November 2, 2017) was a professor of neurology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. It was within his specialty of stroke and movement disorders that he gained eponymous recognition for the Landau–Kleffner syndrome.

Landau died November 2, 2017, of natural causes at his home in University City, Missouri. He was 93.

Works published

  • Landau WM, Jaffe AS, Wetzel RD. Benefits vs the harms of automated external defibrillator use. JAMA. 2006 Jun 28;295(24):2849-50; author reply 2850. PMID 16804150
  • Landau WM. Pain therapy outdated. Mo Med. 2006 Jan-Feb;103(1):42. PMID 16579303
  • Nelson DA, Landau WM. Intrathecal methylprednisolone for postherpetic neuralgia. N Engl J Med 2001; Mar 29;344(13):1019; discussion 1021-2
  • Landau WM. Is cholesterol a risk factor for stroke? Cholesterol-NO. Arch Neuro 1999; 56:1521-1524
  • Landau WM. "Hypertonus Spasticity, Rigidity" and "Babinski's Reflex, Sign of". Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Edited by George Adelman, Barry H. Smith, Elsevier Science BV, 1999
  • Landau WM. Clinical Neuromythology and Other Arguments and Essays, Pertinent and Impertinent, Futura Publishing Company, Inc,. Armonk, NY, 1998
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