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Halban Josef - bibliography

Related eponyms


Austrian obstetrician and gynaecologist,


Die Dicke der quergestreiften Muskelfasern und ihre Bedeutung. 1893.

Topographie des weiblichen Ureters. With Julius Tandler (1869-1936).
  Vienna, 1901.

Ovarium und Menstruation.
  Verhandlungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie.
  Berlin: Julius Springer, 1901, 9: 619.

Anatomie und Ätiologie des Genitalprolapses beim Weibe.
  With Julius Tandler. Vienna, 1907.

Pathologische Lage und Gestaltsveränderungen der weiblichen

  Handbuch der Frauenheilkunde. Wiesbaden, 1913; 5th edition,
  Munich, 1927.

Operative behandlung des weiblichen Genitalprolapses. Vienna, 1919.

Pathologische Anatomie des Puerperalprocesses.
  With Robert Köhler (1884-1955). Wien and Leipzig, Brautmüller, 1919.

Biologie und Pathologie des Weibes. Ein Handbuch der Frauenheilkunde
  und Geburtshilfe
.   With Ludwig Seitz (1872-1961).
  Berlin and Vienna, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1924-1929.
  2nd edition, 10 volumes and Index, 1941-1955.

Gynäkologische Operationslehre. Berlin and Vienna, 1932.


Isidor Fischer (1869-1943), publisher:
Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte der letzten fünfzig Jahre.
  Berlin-Wien, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1932.

Also, various Internet seources.

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