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Louis Alexander Dugas de Vallon - bibliography

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American surgeon, born January 3, 1806, Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia; died 1884.


    In Southern Medical and Surgical Journal, Augusta, Georgia:
  • Colica pictonum. Hydrocephalus tapped seven times.
  • Physiology of the liver. 1838/1839.
  • Surgical operations during Mesmeric insensibility. 1845/1846.
  • Local anaesthesia. 1855/1856.
  • Penetrating wounds of abdomen.
    Transactions of the International Medical Congress, 1876.

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