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Paul Reclus - bibliography

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French surgeon, born January 17, 1847, Orthez, département Basses-Pyrénées; died July 29, 1914, Paris.


  • Du tubercule du testicule et de l'orchite tuberculeuse. Versailles, 1876.
  • Des ophtalmies sympathiques. Versailles, 1878.
  • Des mesures propres à ménager le sang pendant les opérations chirurgicales. Versailles, 1880.
  • De la syphilis du testicule. 1882.
  • Clinique et critique chirurgicale. 1884.
  • Manuel de pathologie externe. 1885.
  • Maladies communes à tous les tissues; maladies des tissues. Versailles, 1885-1887.
  • Cliniques chirurgicales de l’Hôtel-Dieu. Versailles, 1888.
  • Cliniques chirurgicales de la Pitié. Versailles, 1894.
  • La cocaïne en chirurgie. Versailles, 1895.
  • L’anesthésie localisée par la cocaïne. Versailles, 1903.
  • Cliniques de la Charité sur la chirurgie journalière. Versailles, 1909.

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