SHTEFKO Vladimir Germanovich (1893 — 1945) is the Soviet pathologist, professor (1921).
In 1915 ended medical f-t Moscow un-that. Worked at department of pathological anatomy medical f-that Moscow un-that under the leadership of A. I. Abrikosov. In 1920 protected dokt. the thesis on the subject «Materials to Cytovery Tectonics of a Cerebral Cortex». Since 1921 professor of department of normal and pathological anatomy medical f-that Crimean un-that (nowadays Crimean medical in-t).
From 1924 to 1945 managed experimental department of the Central scientific research institute of tuberculosis of M3 of the USSR and at the same time was professor of department of anthropology of MSU (1924 — 1930).
V. G. Shtefko is the author of St. 200 scientific works, including a number of the monographs devoted to hl. obr. to questions of a pathogeny and pathological anatomy of tuberculosis, in particular tuberculosis of bones and joints, tuberculosis of c. N of page, closed glands, etc. It possesses a priority in development of the doctrine about endogenous development of secondary tuberculosis, he investigated processes of healing of tubercular cavities in the conditions of a collapsotherapy, a role and value limf, systems of a lung in a pathogeny of tuberculosis of a respiratory organs. The method of a pathomorphologic research of lungs and bones at their tubercular defeat based on use of gisto-topographical cuts is offered them. This method in the subsequent was widely adopted. A number of works of V. G. Shtefko was devoted also to problems of age morphology, in particular a bone tissue (see Osteology).
It is awarded the order the Labour Red Banner and medals.
Works: Influence of starvation on younger generation, Simferopol, 1923; Fundamentals of biological anatomy of the child, M., 1926; Pathological anatomy of a pulmonary tuberculosis in biological lighting, M., 1926; Schemes of clinical diagnosis of constitutional types, M. — L., 1929
(sovm. with Ostrovsky A. D.); Pulmonary tuberculosis and the constitution, M. — L., 1930; Questions of pathological anatomy and clinic of lymphogenous phases of tubercular process, M. — L., 1937; Pathological anatomy of pulmonary and bone tuberculosis, M. — L., 1937; Comparative pathology
of tuberculosis of monkeys and reptiles, M., 1940; Age osteology, M. — L.,
Bibliography: Vladimir Germanovich
Shtefko (1893 — 1945), Bulletin. Ying-that tube., No. 2, page 3, 1945; Puzik V. I. Researches of professor V. G. Shtefko of a pathogeny and pathological anatomy of tuberculosis, in book: Aktualn. vopr. tube., under the editorship of F. I. Levitin, etc., century 2, page 5, M., 1963. V. I. Puzik.