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Italian surgeon, born April 14, 1844, Pavia; died July 19, 1924, Padua.


  • Nuovo metodo operativo per la cura dell'ernia inguinale. Padua, 1889.
  • Über die Behandlung des Leistenbruchs.
    Archiv für klinische Chirurgie, Berlin, 1890, 40: 429.
  • Nuovo metodo operativo per la cura radicale dell'ernia crurale. Padua, 1893.
  • M. G. Germani:
    [Recollections of Bassini.]
    Rassegna giuliana di medicina, Trieste, July 1950, 6 (7): 269-270.
  • G. E. Wantz:
    The operation of Bassini as described by Attilio Catterina.
    Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics, Chicago, January 1989, 168 (1): 67-80.
  • R. C. Read:
    The centenary of Bassini's contribution to inguinal herniorrhaphy.
    The American Journal of Surgery, New York, March 1987, 153 (3): 324-326.
  • G. Castrini, G. Pappalardo, P. Trentino, F. S. Correnti:
    The original Bassini technique in the surgical treatment of inguinal hernia.
    International Surgery, Torino, July/September 1986, 71 (3): 141-143.
  • R. C. Read, L. Bonavina:
    [Bassini's contribution to hernia surgery on the centennial of the operation. The view of an American surgeon].
    Minerva chirurgica, Torino, April 30, 1986, 41(8): 609-611. Italian.
  • R. C. Read:
    Marcy's priority in the development of inguinal herniorrhaphy.
    Surgery, St. Louis, Missouri, November 1980, 88 (5): 682-685.
    Referring to Henry Orlando Marcy (1837-1924) who reported "The Radical Cure of Hernia" in 1889.
  • Edoardo Bassini (1844-1924). No authors listed.
    JAMA, Chicago, April 22, 1968, 204 (4): 329-330.
  • F. Ronchese:
    Achille De Giovanni (1837-1916); Edoardo Bassini (1844-1924).
    Rhode Island Medical Journal, Providence, February 1971, 54 (2): 91-92.
  • C. Arrigoni:
    [Edorardo Bassini, one of the "seventy" of Villa Glori, master in surgery, benefactor of humanity].
    Minerva medica, Torino, October 3, 1972, 63 (69): 3764-3778. Italian.
  • Olof Jansson, Erik Näslund:
    Mannnen bakom metoden. Edoardo Basini. En revolutionær – både på slagfältet och som brockoperatör.
    [The man behind the method. Edoardo Bassini. A revolutionary – both on the battlefield and as a hernia surgeon]
    Läkartidningen, Stockholm, March 25, 1992, 89 (13): 1053-1054.
  • A. D. Thomas, A. Rogers:
    Edoardo Bassini and the wound that inspires.
    World Journal of Surgery, New York, October 2004, 28 (10): 1060-1062.
  • D. A. McClusky 3rd, P. Mirilas, O. Zoras, P. N. Skandalakis, J. E. Skandalakis:
    Groin hernia: anatomical and surgical history.
    Archives of Surgery, Chicago, October 2006, 141 (10): 1035-1042.
    Erratum in: Archives of Surgery, December 2006, 141 (12): 1236.

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