On the shoulders of giants: A history of success and a future of excellence - Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli

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In 1896 the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute was inaugurated in Bologna, an important hospital whose history is strictly connected with the development of the orthopedic discipline in Italy. The aim of this manuscript was to retrace the history of the institution by analyzing the work of the main personalities who have contributed to making the Italian Orthopedic Institute still famous in the world today.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8569-8573
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2018



  • Alessandro codivilla
  • Francesco rizzoli
  • History of orthopedics
  • Vittorio Putti

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)

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