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Harald Hirschsprung - bibliography

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Danish paediatrician, born December 14, 1830, Copenhagen; died April 11, 1916.


  • Et Tilfaelde af Subakut Tarminvagination.
    Hospitalstidende, 1876, 3: 321-327.
    Discouraged by the high mortality of intussusception, Hirschsprung instituted a plan of controlled hydrostatic pressure reduction. By 1905 he was able to present a 35 percent mortality based on 107 personal cases in a disease that was usually fatal in over 80 per cent of cases.
  • Fälle von angeborener Pylorusstenose, beobachtet bei Säuglingen.
    Jahrbuch für Kinderheilkunde und physische Erziehung, Berlin, 1887-88, n.F. 27: 1-7.
  • J. Lister:
    Hirschsprung: the man and the disease.
    Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1977, 22: 378.

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