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. Jan-Feb 2018;23(1):279-285.

Cervical Cancer in the Work of the Unconventional Samuel Pozzi (1846-1918), Pioneer of Modern Gynaecology

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Cervical Cancer in the Work of the Unconventional Samuel Pozzi (1846-1918), Pioneer of Modern Gynaecology

Marianna Karamanou et al. J BUON. .
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Abstract

Advocate of Lister's antiseptic techniques, promoter of anesthesia, professor of the first chair of gynaecology in Medical School of Paris, academician, successful politician, art collector, friend and lover of the famous, Samuel Pozzi lived a fascinating life. His book "Treatise of clinical and surgical gynaecology" published in 1890 became the gold standard in medical practice while his approach in the treatment of cervical cancer, including cases of pregnant women, remained in vogue for almost fifty years.

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