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Albert Mathieu

Born  1855
Died  1917

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French physician, born August 7, 1855, Thin-le-Moutier, Mézières; died July 7, 1917, Marly-le-Roy.

Biography of Albert Mathieu

Albert Mathieu was the son of a physician. He studied in Paris and became an interne in 1878. He was particularly influenced by Ernest-Charles Lasègue (1816-1883) and Charles Lailler (1822-1893), and in 1883 received his doctorate with a remarkable thesis on purpura haemorrhagica. He first mainly concerned himself with dermatology, but after having been chef de clinique with Germain Sée (1818-1896) in 1883, he turned to the study of digestive diseases, in which field he made important contributions. He worked at the Hôpital St.-Andral 1896, and then worked in the Hôpital St.-Antoine.


  • Neurasthénie. Paris, 1892.
  • Thérapeutique des maladies de l’estomac. Paris, 1892.
    3rd edition, 1898; translated into English and Italian.
  • Thérapeutique des maladies de l’intestin.
    Paris, 1892, 3rd edition, 1901.
  • Le régime alimentaire dans le traitement des dyspepsies.
    Paris, 1894.
  • L’hygiène du goutteux.
    With Achille Adrien Proust (1834-1903). Paris, 1896.
  • L’hygiène de l’obèse.
    With A. Proust. Paris, 1897, 2nd edition, 1906.
  • Traité des maladies de l’estomac et de l’intestin. Paris, 1901.
  • Pathologie gastro-intestinale.
    With Jean-Charles Roux (1872-1942). Paris, 1909; 4th series, 1913.
  • Traité médico-chrirugical des maladies de l’estomac et de l’æsophage.
    With Louis Sencert (1878-1924) and Théodore Tuffier (1857-1929). Paris, 1913.
We thank Walter Vandereycken for correcting errors.

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