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

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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@article{Rumpf1976JulesGI, title={Jules Gonin. Inventor of the surgical treatment for retinal detachment.}, author={Jonas Rumpf}, journal={Survey of ophthalmology}, year={1976}, volume={21 3}, pages={276-84} }