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Jean René Sigault - bibliography

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Biography

French obstetrician and surgeon, born 1740, Dijon.

Bibliography

    Works by others:
  • Severin Pineau:
    Opusculum physiologicum, anatomicum vere admirandum librisque duobus distinctum; tractans analytice notas primo integratialis et corruptionis virginum, deinde gravitatem et partum naturalem mulierum in quo ossa pubis et ilium distrahi, dilucide docteur.
    Parisiis, E Typographis Steph. Prevosteau, 1598. Frankfurt 1599, 1650; Frankfurt and Leipzig 1690, Leiden 1610, 1634, 1639, 1640, 1641, 1650, 1660; Amsterdam 1663. In German: Frankfurt 1717; Leipzig 1724; Erfurt 1727, 1759.
    Title also given as: Opusculum physiologicum & anatomicum in duos libellos distinctum. In quibus primum. De integratis & corruptionis virginium notis. Paris, Steph. Prevosteau, 1597.
  • Alphonse Louis Vincent Leroy:
    Recherches historiques et pratiques sur la section de la symphyse du pubis.
    Paris, 1778. In this work, Leroy advocates symphysiotomy.
  • Ottavio Morisani:
    Sulla simfisiotomia. 1883.
  • Adolphe Pinard:
    Documents pour servir à l’histoire de la grossesse extrautérine. Paris, 1892. Works by Sigault: His three doctoral dissertations:
  • An a conceptu ad puerperium genus nervosum sensibilius?
  • An in praegnantibus, parturientibus et puerperis diaeta?
  • An placentae solutio naturae committenda?
  • An in partu contra naturam sectio symphyseos ossium sectione caesarea promptior et tuitor? Angers, 1772.
  • Discours sur les avantages de la section de la symphyse dans les accouchements laborieux. Paris, 1779.
  • Précis de ce qui s’est passé à la Faculté de médecine de Paris au sujet de la section de la symphyse des os pubis practiquée sur la femme Souchot. Paris, 1777. Biographical:
  • August Hirsch, publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte aller Zeiten und Völker.
    2nd edition. Berlin, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1929.
    First published in 6 volumes 1884-1888. 3rd edition, München 1962.
  • M. Dumont:
    La longue et laborieuse naissance de la symphyséotomie ou de Séverin Pineau à Jean-René Sigault.
    [The long and difficult birth of symphysiotomy or from Severin Pineau to Jean-Rene Sigault]
    Journal de Gynécologie Obstetrique et Biologie de la Reproduction, Paris, 1989, 18 (1): 11-21.
  • Ira M. Rutkow:
    Surgery – an Illustrated History. Mosby-Year Book, Inc. 1993.
  • M. Thiery:
    Jean-René Sigault (1740-?) en de operatie van Sigault.
    Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, Louvain, 2004, 60 (1): 55-58.
We thank Patrick Jucker-Kupper, Switzerland, for information submitted.

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