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Alexis-Jacques Alquié

Born 1812
Died 1864

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French surgeon, born 1812, Perpignan, département Pyrénées-Orientales; died 1864.

Biography of Alexis-Jacques Alquié

Alexis-Jacques Alquié, Alquié, professor of surgery in Montpellier from 1851, had a long and arduous way to go in rising from a low position. His promotion took place in 1838. His numerous writings concern two categories: those of dogmatic medicine authored before he became professor, and his later surgical works. He was a good operator and excellent practician, practicing conservative surgery and painstakingly observing the rules of nature. His most important work is "Chirurgie conservatrice ....". One of his later works, Étude médicale et expérimentale ... concerns forensic medicine.

He edited the Annales cliniques de Montpellier from 1853 to 1858, and the Revue de thérapeutique du midi.

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