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Maximilian Langenbeck’s Latin Dissertation on a Hysterectomy the Complete Removal of the Uterus 1842 Illustrated

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First edition. Latin text. [viii; 79; v (plates)] The son of Conrad Langenbeck, Maximillian Langenbeck (1818 – 1877) followed in his father’s footsteps. Unlike his father, who performed a planned vaginal hysterectomy, the complete removal of the uterus, in 1813 but did not receive credit for his successful surgery, Maximillian produced this dissertation.

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Langenbeck, Maximilian. De Totius Uteri Extirpatione. Dissertatio inauguralis historica quam gratiosi medicorum ordinis auctoritate atque consensu in Academica Georgia Augusta pro summis in medicina, chirurgia arteque obstetricia honoribus rite obtinendis publice defendet auctor Max. Langenbeck Gottingensis. Cum tabulis aeneis. Gottingae, Ex officina Dieterichiana : MDCCCXLII [1842]. First edition. Latin text. [viii; 79; v (plates)]

The son of Conrad Langenbeck, Maximillian Langenbeck (1818 – 1877) followed in his father’s footsteps. Unlike his father, who performed a planned vaginal hysterectomy, the complete removal of the uterus, in 1813 but did not receive credit for his successful surgery, Maximillian produced this dissertation, which he defended publically. Disbound, slightly soiled. See: “Hysterectomy Throughout History,” http://www.doiserbia.nb.rs/img/doi/0354-950X/2011/0354-950X1104009S.pdf