Louis Hubert Farabeuf

May 6, 1841 - Aug 13, 1910

Louis Hubert Farabeuf, French surgeon who is said to have introduced hygiene in French medical schools. His statue dominates the central court of the National School of Medicine in Paris whose main amphitheater is also named after him. Farabeuf wrote some short surgical booklets and designed several medical instruments that are still in use today.
His name is associated with Farabeuf's triangle of the neck, a triangle formed by the internal jugular vein, common facial vein and the hypoglossal nerve, as well as Farabeuf retractors and Farabeuf forceps.
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