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Peter Theodor Hackenbruch - bibliography

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German surgeon, born May 19, 1865, Andernach am Rhein; died May 25, 1924, Wiesbaden.


  • Örtliche Schmerzlosigkeit bei Operationen. Wiesbaden, Bechtold, 1897.
  • Die Schmerzverhütung in der Chirurgie. München, 1906.
  • Vademekum für die Verwendung der Röntgenstrahlen und des Distraktionsklammer-Verfahrens in und nach dem Kriege.
    With W. Berger. Leipzig, 1915. Biographical:
  • Isidor Fischer (1869-1943), publisher:
    Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte der letzten fünfzig Jahre.
    Berlin – Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1932.

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