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Johann Friedrich Ahlfeld - bibliography

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German gynaecologist, born October 16, 1843, Alsleben an der Saale, Province Sachsen; died May 25, 1929, Marburg.


  • Über Zerreissung der Schamfuge während der Geburt.
    43 pages. Dissertation. Leipzig, J. J. Weber, 1868.
  • Abwartende Methode oder Credéscher Handgriff. Leipzig 1888. 36 pages.
  • Lehrbuch der Geburtshilfe. 1898.
  • Lehrbuch der Geburtsheilkunde. 1903.
  • Ueber Enstehung der Stirn- und Gesichtslagen.
  • Die Ernährung des Säuglings an der Mutterbrust.
  • Die Missbildungen des Menschen.
    2 volumes and atlas. Leipzig, F. W. Grunow, 1880-1882.
    Reproduces plates of important specimens from otherwise inaccessible sources.
  • Berichte und Arbeiten aus der geburtshilflich-gynäkologischen Klinik zu Giessen.

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