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Robert Elman

Born  1897

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American surgeon, born 1897.

Biography of Robert Elman

In 1937, Robert Elman was named chief of surgery at the Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis. Elman was a specialist in the open treatment of burns. He was professor of clinical surgery at Washington University, St. Louis.


  • R. Elman, I. Arneson, E. A. Graham:
    Value of blood amylase estimation in the diagnosis of pancreatic disease: a clinical study. Archives of Surgery, Chicago, 1929, 19: 943.
  • Evarts Ambrose Graham (1883-1957) and Robert Elman:
    The pathogenesis of the "strawberry" gallbladder.
    Archives of Surgery, Chicago, 1932, 24: 14-22.
  • Warren H. Cole and Robert Elman:
    Textbook of General Surgery.
    New York; D. Appleton-Century Company, 1936. 1031 pages.
    3rd edition. New York; London : D. Appleton-Century Company, 1941. 1067 pages.
    5th edition. New York : Appleton-Century, 1947. 1160 pages.
  • R. Elman:
    Parenteral alimentation in surgery : with special reference to proteins and amino acids. New York : Hoeber, 1948. 284 pages.
    Awarded the quinquennial Samuel D. Gross Prize of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery for 1945.
  • R. Elman:
    Surgical Care, a Practical Physiologic Guide. 1951.

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