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Jules Gonin. Inventor of the surgical treatment for retinal detachment.

Authors
  • Rumpf, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Survey of ophthalmology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1976
Volume
21
Issue
3
Pages
276–284
Identifiers
PMID: 797030
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Jules Gonin's former student presents a personal and historical biography of the Swiss ophthalmologist, who, between 1902 and 1921, explored and illustrated the many unknown aspects of retinal detachment, defined its pathogenesis, and developed the method of reattachment by ignipuncture and thermocautery.

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