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J BUON. 2013 Jan-Mar;18(1):296-8.

The great surgeon Jean-Louis Faure (1863-1944) and his contribution in the treatment of uterine cancer.

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Department of History of Medicine, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.


At the beginning of the 20th century, Professor Jean-Louis Faure, one of the leading surgeons of the innovative Parisian Medical School, published an exhaustive work on uterine cancer. He was the first to perform in France the procedure of total abdominal hysterectomy by median section of the uterus contributing to the evolution of cancer surgery.

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