Antoine Joseph Jobert de Lamballe

Science writer, Deceased Person

1799 – 1867

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Who was Antoine Joseph Jobert de Lamballe?

Antoine Joseph Jobert de Lamballe was a French surgeon. He was born at Matignon, studied medicine at Paris, and in 1830 became surgeon at the Hôpital Saint-Louis. He was elected to the Academy of Medicine in 1840 and to the Academy of Sciences in 1856.

Jobert was a brilliant and resourceful operator, best known for his masterly use of autoplastie, the repair of diseased parts by healthy neighboring tissue, and especially for the operation which he styled élitroplastie, an autoplastic cure of vaginal fistula. He wrote:

Traité théorique et pratique des maladies chirurgicales du canal intestinal

Etudes sur le système nerveux

Traité de chirurgie plastique

De la réunion en chirurgie

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Born
Dec 17, 1799
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Died
Apr 19, 1867

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on July 23, 2013

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