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Louis Henri Vaquez - bibliography

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French internist, born August 27, 1860, Paris; died 1936.


  • Hygiène des maladies du cæur. Paris, 1899.
  • Précis de thérapeutique. Paris, 1907.
  • Les arythmies. Paris, J. Baillière, 1911.
  • Le cæur et l’aorte.
    With E. Bordet. Paris, 1913; 4th edition, 1928.
  • Le traitement des anémies. With Aubertin. Paris, 1914.
  • Radiologie des vaisseaux de la base du cæur.
  • With E. Bordet. Paris, 1920; 2nd edition, 1928.
  • Maladies du cæur. Paris, 1920; 2nd edition, 1928.
  • Médicaments et médications cardiaques. Paris, 1925.
  • Les troubles du rythme cardiaque.
    With Donzelot. Paris, 1926.

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