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Max Saegesser

Born  1902
Died  1975

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Swiss surgeon, 1902-1975.

Biography of Max Saegesser


  • Der Kropf und seine Behandlung. Stuttgart : Enke, 1938; also 1957.
    Schriftenreihe: Vorträge aus der praktischen Chirurgie, 22. 72 pages
  • Schilddrüse, Jod und Kropf : klinische und experimentelle Untersuchungen : mit 20 Abbildungen. Basel : Schwabe, 1939.
    Helvetica medica acta. Supplementum. Number 4 (volume 6,2 1939)
  • Spezielle chirurgische Therapie.
    Huber, 1957. 11th, completely recvised edition, 1996.
  • Der Ulkus-Magen. Huber, 1966. 172 pages.
  • Allgemeine Chirurgie. 1967.
  • Allgemeine Chirurgie. Ein Lehrbuch für Studierende und Ärzte.
    Göttingen, H. Huber, 1993. 411 pages.

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