Édouard Chassaignac

Surgeon, Deceased Person

1805 – 1879

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Who was Édouard Chassaignac?

Édouard-Pierre-Marie Chassaignac was a French physician. He was born in Nantes and in 1835 became prosecutor and professor at the university and physician at the central bureau of the hospitals of Paris. He originated the surgical operation known as écrasement, by means of which tumors, piles, polypi, and other growths may be removed without the effusion of blood. The general introduction of drainage in surgery is also due to his initiative. He introduced the use of drainage tubes into surgery.

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Born
Dec 24, 1805
Also known as
  • Шассеньяк, Эдуард
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Died
Aug 26, 1879

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on July 23, 2013

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