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Etienne-Louis Arthur Fallot - bibliography

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Biography

French physician, born September 29, 1850, Sète outside Marseille; died April 30, 1911.

Bibliography

  • C. Mattei:
    Savoir et humilité às l’ecole de médecine de Marseille.
    Paris, Masson & Cie, 1968: 21.
  • R. D. Greenwood:
    Historical perspective in cardiology: The tetralogy of Fallot.
    The Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association, Oklahoma City, 1976. 69: 203.
  • B. G. Firkin and J. A. Whitehead:
    Dictionary of Medical Eponyms. Parthenon Publishing Group. 1989. Page 154.
  • Björn Bjarke:
    En medicinens ”doldis” – fransmannen vars narm alle känner men få vet nogonting om.
    Läkartidningen, Stockholm, 1983, volume 43.
    Reprinted in Mannen bakom syndromen, published by Läkartidningen, Stockholm 1989.
  • Peter Beighton & Gretha Beighton:
    The Person Behind the Syndrome. Springer Verlag, London, 1997. Page 210.

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