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Paul Ferdinand Segond - bibliography

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French surgeon, born May 8, 1851, Paris; died October 27, 1912, Paris.


  • Étude sur l’anatomie pathologique des retrécissements de l’urèthre.
    With Édouard Brissaud (1852–1909). Paris 1884
  • Des abcès chauds de la prostate et de la région périprostatique.
    Paris, 1880; won a prize from the institute.
  • Cure radicale des hernies. Thèse d’agrégation, Paris, 1883.
  • Gastrotomie pour rétrécissement infranschissables de l’oesophage. 1886.
  • Deux néphretomies. Guérison. 1887.
  • Traitement des fibromes utérins par la catsration ovarienne. 1888.
  • Valeur de la cure radicale des hernies. 1888.
  • Résection du nerf maxillaire supérieur, et du ganglion spheno-palatin par la voie temporale. 1890.
  • Traitement chirurgical de l’enstrophie de la vessie. 1890.
  • Traitement des grossesses extrautérines. Paris, 1898.

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