An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15793 entries, 13706 authors and 1920 subjects. Updated: October 6, 2022

VELPEAU, Alfred Armand Louis Marie

4 entries
  • 13301

Traité d'anatomie chirurgicale, ou anatomie des régions, considérée dans ses rapports avec la chirurgie; ouvrage orné de quatorze planches représentant les principales régions du corps. 2 vols.

Paris: Chez Crevot, 1825.

Some copies were issued with the plates hand-colored. Digital facsimile of a black & white copy from Google Books at this link.



Subjects: ANATOMY › 19th Century, ANATOMY › Surgical Anatomy
  • 2977

Mémoire sur la piqûre ou l’acupuncture des artères dans le traitement des anévrismes.

Gaz. méd. Paris, 2, 1-4, 1831.

First attempt at operative treatment of aneurysm.



Subjects: ALTERNATIVE, Complimentary & Pseudomedicine › Acupuncture (Western References), CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE › Aneurysms
  • 5592

Nouveaux éléments de médecine opératoire. 3 vols. and atlas.

Paris: J.-B. Baillière, 1832.

In its time this was the most comprehensive work on operative surgery in France; it contains some useful historical information. The first English translation appeared in New York, 1835. The atlas for that edition was never published. The best edition was the English translation annotated and significantly expanded by Valentine Mott (1785-1865), 3 vols. and atlas, New York, 1845-47.



Subjects: SURGERY: General
  • 5771

Traité des maladies du sein et de la région mammaire.

Paris: V. Masson, 1854.

Velpeau was the leading French surgeon of the first half of the 19th century. His treatise on tumors of the breast, his best work, was the most important of its time on the subject. It includes a good account of hyperplastic disease of the breast. English translation, 1856.



Subjects: SURGERY: General › Diseases of the Breast