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Charles Labbé - bibliography

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Biography

French surgeon, born October 8, 1851, Merlerault, département Orne, région Basse-Normandie; died October 22, 1889, Paris.

Bibliography

  • R.H. Bartels and J.J. van Overbeeke:
    Charles Labbé (1851-1889).
    Journal of Neurosurgery, September 1997, 87 (3): 477-480.

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