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ARGENTINA

Juan Pedro Baigorri Velar, Argentine engineer and geophysicist (Concepción del Uruguay, Entre Ríos Province 1891 – Buenos Aires 24 March 1972)

Invented the pluviógeno, a rainmaking apparatus (1926-38) with worldwide repercussion 


León Elkin, Jewish Argentine surgeon (1898 – 1969)

CREATED

Equipment for indirect laryngoscopy

Apparatus and method for press vocal chords  


José Mario Fallotico, Argentine citizen (San Vicente, Santa Fe Province 10 October 1897 – Buenos Aires 07 June 1962)

Invented a staff for blind ones (1921) before US George Benham


Ignacio Lucio Imaz Apphatie, Argentine physician 

With Emilio Lorentz improved the Ghedini procedure for serum diagnosis of echinococcosis (1908)

Developed a new diagnostic method for showing the blood incompatibility in transfusion 


Luis Miguel Japas, Argentine surgeon (1925 – August 2000)

Authored over 100 works

With L.M. Japas. Un signo clínico de displasia rotuliana. Rev. Asoc. Arg. Ortop. Traum. 58(4):500-1, 1993 

Eponym of Japas osteotomy or procedure

RELEVANT PAPERS

With C.E. Ottolenghi. Fractures latérales du col du fémur, varieté extradigitale. Rev. Chir. Ortop. 50:389-98, 1964

Surgical treatment of pes cavus by tarsal V-osteotomy. J. Bone Joint Surgery 50ª:927-44, 1968

With F. de Schant. La biopsie par ponction et aspiration du corps vertebral dorsal. Rev. Chir. Ortop. 56:763-70, 1970


Francisco Martín Jauregui, Argentine physician (Buenos Aires 04 July 1876 – Buenos Aires 1961) 

Gained international recognition for his studies on yellow fever and syphilis

Authored the book La fievre jaune (1911)

With Luis Lancelotti proposed the syphilis serumtherapy (1924)

Worked joined to famous names like Paul Ehrlich and Elie Metchnikoff

Correspondent Member, Societé Zoologique de France