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Biography

American surgeon and pioneer radiologist, born April 13, 1851, New York City; died March 7, 1928.

Bibliography

  • An operation for the relief of anchylosis of the temporo-maxillary joint, by exsection of the neck of the condyle of the lower jaw; with remarks. The New York Medical Journal, 1880, 31: 362.
  • Dupuytren's contraction of the fingers. Illustrated Medicine and Surgery, New York, 1882, 1: 41-42.
  • A peculiar affection of the finger tips. The New York Medical Journal, 1884, 40: 623.
  • On Dupuytren's finger-contraction; its nervous origin.The New York Medical Journal, 1884, 39: 436, 461.
  • On Dupuytren's finger-contraction; its nervous origin. The Transactions of the New York Academy of Medicine, 1886, 4: 239.
  • Trigger finger. The Medical News, Philadelphia, 1886, 49: 638.
  • Dupuytren’s finger contraction: further remarks on the theory of its nervous origin. The Medical Record, New York, 1888, 33: 236-239.
  • Thiersch’s method of skin grafting: a great step in surgical progress. The Postgraduate, N Y, 1891-1892, 7: 295.
  • Surgery of the hand (Wesley M. Carpenter Lecture before the New York Academy of Medicine). Published by the New York Academy of Medicine.New York State Journal of Medicine, 1894, 59: 33-40.
  • Hare lip and cleft palate. Read before the Clinical Society, December 1, 1894.
  • Hare lip and cleft palate. Post-Graduate N Y, 1895, 10: 15.
  • Plastic operations on the hands. Annals of Surgery, Philadelphia, 1896, 23: 185.
  • Angioma of entire upper extremity. Annals of Surgery, Philadelphia, 1897, 25: 361.
  • Late result of Humphrey's operation for ankylosis of lower jaw.Annals of Surgery, Philadelphia, 1897, 26: 245.
  • New method of creating a vagina in a case of congenital absence.The Medical Record, New York, 1898, 54: 836-838.
  • Intestinal anastomosis and suturing. The Medical Record, New York, 1892, 41: 365-370. Abbe introduced catgut rings for intestinal suturing. See also Med News, Philadelphia, 1899, 54: 589-592.
  • A contribution to the surgery of the spine.The Medical Record, New York, 1889, 35:149-152. Posterior rhizotomy.
  • A new plastic operation for the relief of deformity due to double harelip. The Medical Record, New York, 1898, 53, 477-478. Abbe’s lip-switch flap, transferring a full thickness flap from obe lip the oral cavity to fill a defect in the other. The Abbe-Estlander operation.
  • A new plastic operation for the relief of deformity due to double harelip. The Medical Record, New York, 1898, 53: 477. (Reprinted and commentary by Richard Stark in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hagerstown 1968, 42 (5): 480-483
  • Three cases of drop finger. The Medical Record, New York, 1899, 56: 134.
  • On what lines is the treatment of malignant disease advancing? The Medical Record, New York, 1904, 66: 1041.
  • The problems of surgery (The Jerome Cochran Lecture). The Alabama Medical Journal, Birmingham, 1905, 17: 295-307.
  • Malignant disease of the tongue and mouth. The Medical Record, New York, 1913, 83: 461.
  • A subcutaneous cut to cure trigger-finger or snap-finger. The Medical Record, New York, 1914, 85: 426.
  • Case of plastic operation on the nose. The Medical Record, New York, 1915, 87: 921.
 
On Abbe and his work:

  • Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
  • Anonymous. Obituary: Robert Abbe, MD. The Medical Journal and Record, 1928, 127: 450.
  • R. B. Stark: Robert Abbe and his contributions to plastic surgery. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1953, 32: 41-58.
  • H. Parsons: Robert Abbe: pioneer in plastic surgery. Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, New York 1955, 31 (12): 927-950.
  • H. Parsons: Robert Abbe: pioneer in neurosurgery. Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, New York, 1956, 32: 57.
  • Sidney M. Silverstone: Robert Abbe: Founder of Radium Therapy in America. Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, February 1956, 32 (2): 157-160.
  • S. P. Frileck: More on Robert Abbe’s Contributions to the Field of Plastic Surgery. Annals of Plastic Surgery, Boston, 1979, 3 (4): 357-360.
  • R. J. Triana: Robert Abbe, MD. Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, Chicago, 2000, 2: 74.

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