Frances's FOLDS (Foldes Francis, sort. in 1910) — the American
In 1934 ended medical f-t Budapest un-that. In 1941 emigrated to the USA. Would work in Massa-chusettsky as the prakti-edging-anestezio of a log. In 1946 gained the diploma of the anesthesiologist and in 1947 it was invited in un-t of Pittsburgh to a position of the assistant to professor of anesthesiology. From 1962 to 1964 professor Colombian un-that, and since 1964 — professor of Medical college of Albert Einstein.
F. Folds is the author of the St. 250 scientific works devoted to pharmacology acetylcholine-holinesteraznoy of system, clinical pharmacology of muscular relaxants, drugs and their antagonists. Its works on studying of action of the anti-depolarizing muscular relaxants on a human body are widely known (see Muscle relaxants). Its researches on a dekurarization continued classical researches of H. R. Griffith who for the first time applied muscle relaxants in anesthesiology. F. Folds dealt also with a problem of use of narcotic analgetics (see. Analgesic means) and their antagonists in anesthesiology. Its researches promoted implementation of narcotic analgetics in practice of the general anesthesia. It possesses works on studying of penetration of narcotic substances through a placenta.
F. Folds — the honorary member of many American and European about-in, including Ob-va of anesthesiology of the Hungarian People's Republic, the president (since 1968). The world federation about-in anesthesiologists. F. Folds was a guest of honor of the first All-Union congress of anesthesiologists and resuscitators (Moscow, 1972).
Works: Narcotics and narcotic antagonists, Springfield, 1964 (sovm. with other); Severe gastrointestinal distension during nitrous oxide and oxygen anesthesia, J. Amer. med. Ass., v. 194, p. 1146, 1965 (sovm. with other); The choice and mode of administration of relaxants, in book: Muscle relaxants, ed. by F. F. Fol-des, p. 1, Philadelphia, 1966; The use of fentanyl, meperidine or alphaprodine for neuroleptanesthesia, Anesthesiology, v. 33, p. 35, 1970 (sovm. with other); Neuroleptanesthesia for general surgery, Int. Anesthes. Clin., v. 11, p. l, 1973; Comparative study on the blood — brain permeability for narcotics in maternal and fetal rats, in book: 7th World congr. of anaesthesiol., p. 319, Amsterdam — Oxford, 1980 (sovm. with other); Stimulus duration — twitch tension acetylcholine release, ibid., p. 114 (sovm. with other). T. M. Darbinyan.