Legueu, Félix

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Name
Legueu, Félix Gender: M
Marie Louis Félix Gabriel Legueu
born on 12 August 1863 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Angers, France, 47n28, 0w33
Timezone LMT m0w33 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Lescaut
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 19°15' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 26°37 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 12°39'



Biography

French urologist and gynecologist who specialized in genitourinary disorders. In 1913 he described a procedure for the closure of a vesicovaginal fistula, an abnormal passageway between the bladder and the vagina. That operation, today called the "Dittel-Forgue-Legueu operation", is also named after Drs. Leopold von Dittel (1815–1898) and Émile Forgue (1860–1943).

A few surgical instruments bear Legueu's name, such as the "Legueu bladder retractor" and the "Legueu bladder spatula".

Legueu died in his home from carbon monoxide poisoning on 2 October 1939, aged 76.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Other Death 2 October 1939 (Carbon monoxide poisoning, age 76)
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Source Notes

Grazia Bordoni's Science database quotes Lescaut.

Categories

  • Vocation : Medical : Physician (Urologist and gynaecologist)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Legueu bladder spatula")
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Dittel-Forgue-Legueu operation")
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Legueu bladder retractor")