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Henri Victor Chaput - bibliography

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French surgeon, born 1857, Tonnerre, Yonne; died 1919.


  • Des fractures anciennes de la rotule. Paris, 1885.
  • Technique et indications des opérations sur l’intestin, l’estomac et les voies biliaires. Paris, 1892.
  • Thérapeutique chirurgicale des affections de l’intestin, du rectum et du péritoine. Paris, 1896.
  • Les fractures malléolaires du cou-de-pied et les accidents du travail. Paris, 1907.
  • Le drainage filiforme. Paris, 1917.

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