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Niels Thorkild Rovsing - bibliography

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Danish surgeon, born April 26, 1862, Flensborg; died January 14, 1927, Copenhagen.


  • Om Blærebetændelserners Ætiologi, Pathogenese og Behandling.
    København, 1889. Translated into German. His doctoral dissertation
  • Om Blærebetændelse. Forsvar og Antikritik. København, 1890.
  • Urinorganers Chirurgi. 3 volumes. Copenhagen, 1895-1903.
  • Kliniske og experimentelle Studier over urinorganernes infectiøse Sygdomme.
    Copenhagen, 1897; translated into German and French.
  • Galdestensygdommen og dens Behandling. Copenhagen.
    German translation:
    Die sogenannte Enteroptosis und ihre chirurgusche Behandlung.
    (Volkmanns) Sammlung klinisher Vorträge, Leipzig, new series, 1906, No. 431.
  • Indirektes Hervorrufen des typischen Schmerzes an McBurney's Punkt. Ein Beitrag zur diagnostik der Appendicitis und Typhlitis.
    Zentralblatt für Chirurgie, Leipzig, 1907, 34: 1257-1259.
  • Zur Frage der Bedeutung des "Rovsing'schen Symptoms".
    Zentralblatt für Chirurgie, Leipzig, 1908, 35: 374.
  • Zu dem Rovsing'schen Symptom. Erwiderung an dr A. Hofmann.
    Zentralblatt für Chirurgie, Leipzig, 1908, 35: 537-538.
  • Die Krankheiten der Harnorgane.
    In: Ludwig Wullstein (1864-1930) and Max Wilms (1867-1918): Lehrbuch der Chirurgie, volume 2. Jena, 1909.
  • Underlivskirurgi.
    2 volumes; Copenhagen 1910-1918; translated into German and English. 2nd edition, 1923.
    German translation by Georg Saxinger: Unterleibschirurgie: Klinische Vorlesungen für Studierende und Ärzte. Leipzig: Vogel 1912. viii + 467 pages.
  • Gastro-coloptosens patologiske Betydning, dens Sygdomsbillede og Behandling.
    Copenhagen, 1913; Translated into German.
  • Lærebog i kirurgi. With Jacques Ludwig Borelius (Swedish surgeon, 1859-921) and Johan Nicolaysen (Norwegian surgeon, 1860-1944). Copenhagen, 1920.
  • Galdestenssygdommens aarsagsforhold og disses betydning for valget av behandlingen. 1922.
  • Pathogénie des calculs biliaires at indications opératoires. Paris, 1925.
  • Enteroptose.
    In: Nelson Loose-leaf living surgery, prepared under the direction of an advisory board comprising the leading surgeons in the profession; editor-in-chief, Allen O. Whipple, associate editor, B. St. John Fordyce. New York, Edinburgh [etc.] T. Nelson & Sons. 1927. In 1925 Rovsing published a book about his father, the military writer N. M. L. Rovsing.

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