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William Fetherstone Montgomery - bibliography

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Biography

Irish obstetrician, born 1797; died December 21, 1859, Dublin.

Bibliography

  • Spontaneous amputation of the limbs of the foetus in utero.
    Dublin Journal of Medical Science, 1832, 1: 140.
    German translation in Eduard von Siebold’s Journal für Geburtshülfe, 13: 344.
  • Practical observations in midwifery.
    Dublin Journal of Medical and Chemical Science, 1835.
  • Case of ovarian disease of a remarkable character.
    Dublin, 1831.
  • Obs. of sudden death of children from enlargement of the thymus gland.
    Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science, 1836.
  • An exposition of the signs and symptoms of pregnancy.
    London, Sherwood, Gilbert & Piper, 1837, 1856, 1863.
    German translation by F. J. Schwann; Bonn, 1839. His main oeuvre.
  • Observations on the incipient stage of cancerous affections of the womb.
    Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science, 1842.
  • Some observations of uterine polype and ulceration with cases.
    Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science, 1846.
  • Objections on the indiscriminate administration of the anaesthetic agents in midwifery.
    Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medicine, 1849.

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