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Hermann Lebert - bibliography

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German physician, Born June 9, 1813, Breslau; died 1878, Bex, Canton Vaud /Waadt, Switzerland.


  • Diss. de Gentianis in Helvetia sponte nascentibus.
    Doctoral dissertation; Zurich, 1834.
  • Physiologie pathologique.
    2 volumes and atlas. Paris, Baillière, 1845.
    One of the earliest and most important atlases of pathological histology. Lebert’s work played an important role in introducing the cellular idea of pathology, laying the ground for Virchow’s theories.
  • Ueber Gehirnabscesse. [Virchows] Archiv für pathologische Anatomie und Physiologie und für klinische Medicin, Berlin, 1856, 10: 78-109, 352-400, 426-468.
  • Traité d’anatomie pathologique générale et spéciale.
    2 volumes. Paris, Baillière, 1857 and 1861.
    Lebert set out to cover both general and special pathology. The superb hand-coloured copperplate engravings of macro- and micropathology in this work are among the finest ever published.
  • Handbuch der praktischen Medicin.
    2 volumes. Tübingen, 1855, 1856.
  • Handbuch der allgemeinen Pathologie und Therapie etc. Tübingen, 1865.
  • Quelques expériences sur la transmission par inoculation des tubercules.
    Bulletin de l’Académie de médecine, Paris, 1866, 32: 119-151.
    On his attempts to transmit tuberculosis to guinea pigs and rabbits.
  • Grundzüge der ärztlichen Praxis. 3 Liefer., 1866.
  • Traité pratique des maladies scrofuleuses et tuberculeuses etc. Ouvr., Paris, 1849. German translation by Reinhold Köhler (1826-1873): Lehrbuch der Scrophel- und Tuberkelkrankheiten. Stuttgart or Leipzig, 1851.
  • Traité pratique des maladies cancéreuses etc. Paris, 1851.
  • Klinik der Brustkrankheiten. 2 volumes. Tübingen, 1874.
  • Die Krankheiten des Magens. Tübingen, 1878.
  • Die Krankheiten der Blut- und Lymphgefässe.
    In: Rudolf Virchow, publisher: Handbuch der speciellen Pathologie und Therapie, volume 5, part 2: 1-152. 1st edition, Erlangen 1861 (6 volumes, Erlangen, 1854-1876).
    Addison-Biermer disease, pernicious anaemia. In the Berliner klinische Wochenschrift Lebert published papers on the climatic conditions of Nice, Vevey, Bex, etc.
  • H. Lebert:
    Biographische Notizen etc. Breslau, 1869. Obituaries:
    Berliner klinische Wochenschrift, 1878, page 501 and 589.
    August Hirsch (1817-1894) in Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, XVIII, page 94.

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