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Pierre Augustin Béclard - bibliography

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French anatomist and surgeon, born October 12, 1785, Angers; died March 16, 1825.


  • Propositions sur quelques points de médecine.
    Doctoral dissertation, 1813.

  • Mémoire sur les foetus acéphales.
  • Recherches et expériences sur les blessures des artères.
    Mémoires de la Société médicale d’émulation de Paris, T. VIII, 1818.
  • Additions à l'anatomie générale de Xavier Bichat. Paris, 1821.
    English translation by George Hayward (1791-1863): Additions to the general anatomy of Xav. Bichat. Boston, 1823.
    German by Friedrich Peter Ludwig Cerutti (1789-1853), Leipzig, 1823.
  • Extirpation de la parotide.
    Archives générales de médecine, Paris, 1824, 4: 60-66.
    First excicion of the parotide. The fist extirpation of the parotid, however, was published by John Beal Davidge (1768-1829) one year prior to Béclard:
  • Extirpation of the parotid gland.
    Baltimore Philosophical Journal and Review, 1823, 1: 165-183.
  • Élémens d'anatomie générale, ou description de tous les genres d'organes qui composent le corps humain. Contains Additions à l'anatomie . . .).
    Paris 1823.
    2nd edition by Charles-Prosper Ollivier d'Angers (1796-1845), 1826.
    3rd edition by his son Jules Béclard (1818-1887), 1852.
    4th edittion with additional figures and a précis d’histologie par Jules Béclard, 1865.
    English translation with annotations by Joseph Togno, Philadelphia, 1830.

  • Germanicus Mirault d'Angers (1796-1879):
    Nouveaux procédés d'amputation partielle du pied, tirés de la prat. du prof. P. A. Béclard.
  • Jacques Raige-Delorme (1795-1887) in Archives générales de médecine, Paris, T. VII, 1825: 450.

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