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October 11, 1941

Études sur les amputations et désarticulations des membres

JAMA. 1941;117(15):1305. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820410083046

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Abstract

This volume includes a study of amputations and disarticulations of the extremities. The author is one of the leading authorities of France, who has been a student under the greatest French surgeons. He was professor of anatomy and operative surgery at the School of Medicine in Indo-China. He was one of the leading surgeons of the colonial service of France. He was a student of the famous Broca. The book comes from Hanoi, French Indo-China, and represents the latest point of view of the French school of operative surgery. In the first part the author provides the physiopathologic considerations of normal amputation. The second chapter includes general indications for the larger amputations and disarticulations of the extremities. The third chapter contains the technic of the larger amputations and disarticulations of the members. Another chapter discusses the generalizations or rules concerning prostheses following amputations. In the second part of the book

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