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Louis-Félix Terrier - bibliography

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French physician, born August 31, 1837, Paris; died April 8, 1908, Paris.


  • De l'oesophagotomie externe. Doctoral thesis, Paris, Baillière, 1870.
  • Des anévrismes cirsoïdes. Thesis for agrégé. Paris, Baillière, 1872.
  • Manual de pathologie et clinique chirurgicales.
    Paris, Baillière-Alcan, 1876-1896.
  • Manuel de pathologie chirurgicale. 1877.
  • Élements de pathologie chirurgicale générale. 1885 to 1890.
  • Remarques cliniques sur 8 séries de 25 ovariotomies.
  • Statistiques des opérations pratiquées à Bichat.
  • Éléments de Pathologie chirurgicale générale. Paris, Alcan, 1885.
  • Chirurgie de l’éstomac. With Henri Albert Hartmann. Paris, 1899.
  • Chirurgie du foie et des voies biliares. Paris, 1901.

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