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Léon Clément Le Fort - bibliography

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French surgeon, born December 5, 1829, Lille; died October 19, 1893.


  • Recherches sur l’anatomie des poumons chez l’homme. 1858.
  • De la résection de genou. 1859.
  • De la résection de la hanche. 1861.
  • Note sur l’hygiène hospitalière en France et en Angleterre. 1862.
  • Des vices de conformation de l’utérus et de vagin et des moyens de remédier. 1863.
  • Des anévrysmes en général. 1866.
  • Des maternités. 1866.
  • Des indications du trépan dans les fractures du crâne. 1867.
  • La chirurgie militaire et les sociétés de leçons en France et l’étranger. 1872.
  • Manuel de médecine opératoire. 8th edition, 1876, of Malgaigne's work, first published in 1834. His Oeuvres publiées par Félix Lejars appeared in two volumes in Paris 1895-1896.

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