Velpeau, Alfred

Velpeau, Alfred

(vel-pō′)
Alfred-Armand-Louis-Marie Velpeau, Fr. anatomist and surgeon, 1795–1867.

Velpeau bandage

A special immobilizing roller bandage that incorporates the shoulder, forearm, and arm.

Velpeau deformity

A deformity seen in the fracture of Colles, in which the lower fragment is displaced backward.