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Georges Hayem - bibliography

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French physician and haematologist, born November 25, 1841, Paris; died 1933.


  • Sur les diverses formes d’encéphalite. Paris, 1868.
  • Des bronchites. Paris, 1869.
  • Des hémorragies intrarachidiennes. Paris, 1872.
  • Contribution à l’étude de l’hépatite interstitielle chronique avec hypertrophie (sclérose ou cirrhose hypertrophique du foie).
    Archives de physiologie normale et pathologique, Paris, 1874, 2 sér., 1: 126-157.
  • Recherches sur l’anatomie pathologique des atrophies musculaires. Paris, 1877.
  • Recherches sur l’anatomie normale et pathologique du sang. Paris, 1878.
  • Recherches sur l’évolution des hématies dans le sang de l’homme et des vertébrés.
    Archives de physiologie normale et pathologique, Paris, 1878, 5: 692-734.
    First accurate counts of the blood platelets.
  • Leçons sur les modifications du sang sous l’influence des agents médicamenteux et des pratiques thérapeutiques.
    Paris, 1882.
  • Traitement de choléra. Paris, 1885.
  • Leçons de thérapeutique. Paris, 1887-1893.
  • Du sang et de ses altérations anatomiques.
    Paris, G. Masson, 1889.
  • Du chimisme stomacal. With J. Winter. Paris, 1891.
  • Maladies de l’estomac. With G. Lion.
    In: Traité de médecine, Paris, 1895; 2nd edition, 1913.
  • Leçons cliniques sur les maladies du sang. Paris, 1900.
  • Les évolutions pathologiques de la digestion stomacale.
    Paris, 1907.
  • L’hématoblaste, troisième élément du sang.
    Paris, Presse univ. de France, 1923.
    Hayem first named the haematoblasts in 1877 (Mém Soc biol, Paris, 1877, 29: 97). His view, reiterated in 1923, was that they were the early stages of red blood cells and regenerated the blood. Pages 614-751 contain an important account of chlorosis. Hayem, by his accurate observation, placed knowledge of the disease on a firm basis.

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