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François-Amilcar Aran - bibliography

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Biography

French physician, born July 12, 1817, Bordeaux; died Februar 22, 1861.

Bibliography

  • Manuel pratique des maladies du coeur et des gros vaisseaux. Paris 1842.
    English translation: Practical manual of the diseases of the heart and great vessels. A work intended to facilitate and extend the study of these diseases. Translated from the French by William A. Harris, M. D.
    164 pages. Philadelphia, Ed. Barrington, 1843.
  • Des palpitations du cæur, considérées principalement dans leurs causes, leur nature et leur traitement.
    Doctoral thesis. 31 pages. Paris, 1843, No. 98.
  • Recherches sur une maladie non encore décrit du systéme musculaire (atrophie musculaire progressive).
    Archives générales de médecine, Paris, 1850, 3: 172.
  • Lecons cliniques sur les maladies de l'utérus et de ses annexes.
    Recueillies par le Dr. A. Gauchet et revus par l' auteur. Paris 1858.

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