GIMBERNAT Y ARBOS, Antonio de
Nuevo método de operar en la hernia crural.Madrid: vda. Ibarra, 1793.
Description of Gimbernat’s operation for strangulated femoral hernia. In the same work he also described the ligament in the crural arch named after him. Gimbernat was a pioneer in ophthalmology, vascular surgery, and urology. English translation as A New Method of Operating for the Femoral Hernia, translated by T. Beddoes, London, 1795. For biographical note, see N. M. Matheson, Brit. med. Bull., 1945, 3, 238-39. Digital facsimile of the 1793 edition from Biblioteca Virtual de la Real Academia Nacional de Farmacia, España at this link.
Subjects: SURGERY: General › Hernia