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French obstetrician, born 1853, Paris; died 1945.


  • Pratique de l'art des accouchements. 1907.
  • Des méthodes antiseptiques en obstétrique. Paris, 1883.
  • Du cancer utérin pendant la grossesse et l'accouchement.
    Paris, 1886.
  • Recherches expérimentales et cliniques pour servir à l'histoire de l'embryotonie céphalique. Paris, 1889.
  • Notes d'obstétrique. Paris, 1889.
  • Leçons de pathologie obstétricale. Paris, 1907.

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