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Edmund Leser - bibliography

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German surgeon, born May 1, 1853, Münster, Westfalen; died December 11, 1916, Frankfurt am Main.


  • Über ischaemische Muskellähmung und Contracturen. Habilitation thesis, 1884.
  • Die specielle Chirurgie in 60 Vorlesungen : ein kurzgefasstes Lehrbuch für Ärzte und Studirende.
    6., vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage. Jena : Fischer, 1904.
  • Lehrbuch der Chirurgie in Vorlesungen.
    1. T. Jena, 1906 (1890?). 2nd. edition 1908 translated into Spanish. 9th edition, 1909, translated into Russian.

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