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Ludwig Piskaçek - bibliography

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Austrian gynaecologist and obstetrician, born November 16, 1854, Karesag, Hungary; died September 19, 1932, Vienna.


  • Beiträge zur Therapie und Kasuistik der Uterusrupturen. Vienna, 1889.
  • Lehrbuch für Schülerinnen des Hebammenkurses.
    Vienna and Leipzig, 1897; 7th edition, Berlin and Vienna, 1928.

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