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De·sault

(dĕ-sō'),
Pierre-Joseph, French surgeon, 1744-1795. See: Desault bandage.
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Fue el mejor discipulo y amigo del primer cirujano del pais Pierre-Joseph Desault (1774-1795), medico jefe del Hospital Hotel-Dieu.
Amazingly enough, Pierre-Joseph Desault, an influential surgeon at the Hotel Dieu in Paris, carried out an excision of a large thyroid mass in a female patient, in 1791, by careful dissection and first tying the superior and inferior thyroid arteries.