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Antoine Lembert - bibliography

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French physician, born April 19, 1802, Nancy; died 1851.


  • Essai sur la méthode endermique. Prize-winning essay; Paris, 1928.
  • Mémoire sur l'entéroraphie avec la description d'un procédé nouveau pour pratiquer cette opération chirurgicale. Répertoire général d’anatomie et de physiologie pathologiques, Paris, 1826, 2: 10-107.
    Description of what is now known as Lembert's suture, which ensures that serous surface is applied to serous surface in suturing intestine – the foundation of all modern gastric and intestinal surgery. Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach (1792-1847) was the first successfully to employ Lembert's method.
  • Exposé sommaire d’une médecine nouvelle par la voie de la peau privée de son épidermie. Archives générales de médecine, Paris, 1824.
  • Dans quel cas la doctrine de la dérivation et de la révulsion est-elle applicable? Paris, 1835.

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