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Gerasime B. Phocas - bibliography

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Greek physician, born August 7, 1861, Kephalonia, Ionian Islands; died 1937.


  • Lecons de chirurgie orthopédique. Paris, 1895.
  • Thérapeutique chirurgicale et chirurgie orthopédique.
    Paris, 1901; 2nd edition, with J. Barozzi, in 1912. He also published a 3 volume textbook of surgical therapy in Greek.

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