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Karl Ludloff - bibliography

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German surgeon and orthopaedist, born June 7, 1864, Gundersleben, Thüringen; died 1945.


  • Atlas klinisch wichtiger Röntgen-Photogramme. With Anton von Eiselsberg (1860-1939). Berlin, 1900.
  • Zur Pathogenese und Therapie der angeborenen Hüftluxation. Jena, 1902.
  • Prothesen der unteren Extremitäten. In Handbuch der ärztlichen Erfahrungen im Weltkriege. Volume 2. Leipzig, 1922.
  • Chronische Entzündungen der Knochen u. s. w. In Fritz Lange's Lehrbuch der Orthopädie, 3rd edition, Jena 1928.

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