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Gilbert Breschet - bibliography

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Biography

French anatomist, born July 7, 1784, Clermont-Ferrand; died May 10, 1845, Paris.

Bibliography

  • Sur les hydropsies. Doctoral thesis, 1812.
  • Essai sur les veines du rachis. 1819. His most famous early work.
  • Recherches anatomiques, physiologiques et patholiques sur le système nerveux. Paris, 1827-1829.
  • Mémoires chirurgicaux sur différentes espèces d'anévrismes, présentés a l'Académie Royale des Science le 8 octobre 1832. Paris 1834.
    This book on aneurysms was first presented as a lecture to the Académie Royale des Sciences and was also published in its Mémoires. Breschet discusses the different types of aneurysms that occur in various parts of the body and presents a number of case histories.
  • Études anatomiques physiologiques et pathologiques de l'oeuf dans l'espèce humaine et dans quelques-unes des principales familles des animaux vertébrés. Paris and London, 1833.
    This monograph is an extract from Mémoires de l'Académie royale de médecine. In it, the author traces the development of the fetus from the time of conception until birth. He also includes descriptions of embryonic and fetal development which lead to parturition and birth defects.
  • Traité des maladies des enfants. 2 volumes, Paris, 1833.
  • Études anat et phys sur l’organe de louie etc. Paris, 1834,
  • Traité d’anatomie humaine.
    With Alexandre Brierre de Boismont (1797-1881). 1834.
  • Nouvelles recherches sur la structure de la peau.
    Published with Augustin Roussel de Vouzème (born 1754). 1835.
  • Le système nerveux considéré sous les rapports anatomiques, physiologiques et pathologiques. Paris, 1836.
  • Histoire anatomique et physiologique d'un organe de nature vasculaire découvert dans les Cétacés. Suivie de quelques considérations sur la respiration de ces animaux et des amphibies.
    Paris: Breschet, 1836. facsimile reprint Berne, 1988.
    On his discovery of the 'rete mirabile', the organ of whales and dolphins which enables them to survive at great depths.
  • Recherches anatomiques et physiologiques sur l'organe de l'ouie et sur l'audition, dans l'homme et les animaux vertebres. Deuxième édition, à laquelle on a ajoutée l'histoire du plexus nerveux du tympan. Paris : J. B. Baillière, 1836. 295 pages.
  • Le Système Lymphatique...
    Paris, Imprimerie de Bourgogne et Martinet, 1836. 301 pages.
  • Recherches anatomiques et et physiologiques sur l'organe de l'ouie des poissons.
    Paris : Imprimerie Royal, 1838. 126 pages.

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