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Georg Lotheissen - bibliography

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Austrian surgeon, born September 14, 1868, Geneva; died October 28, 1941, Vienna.


  • Chirurgie der Speiseröhre. With Viktor von Hacker.
    Neue Deutsche Chirurgie, volume 34. Stuttgart, 1926.
  • L. Fränkel:
    Lotheissen, Ferdinand L. In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, volume 52, Berlin 1906 (reprinted 1971): 87-93.

  • Österreichisches Biographisches Lexikon 1815-1950. Volume 5, Wien, 1972: 330.

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