Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie - bibliography
- Brodie's abscess
- Brodie's disease I
- Brodie's knee
- Brodie's pile
- Brodie's syndrome I
- Brodie's syndrome II
- Brodie-Trendelenburg percussion test
- Trendelenburg's test I
English surgeon, born June 8, 1783, Winterslow, Wiltshire; died October 21, 1862, Broome Park, Betchwork, Surrey.
- Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society:
- Account of the dissection of a human foetus, in which the circulation of the blood was carried on without a heart. 1809.
- The Croonian lecture on some physiological researches, respecting the influence of the brain on the action of the heart, and on generation of animal heat. 1809.
- Experiments and observations on the different modes in which death is produced by certain vegetable poisons. 1809.
- Further experimenst and observations on the action of poisons on the animal system. 1809.
- Experiments and observations on the influence of the nervous system on the action of the muscles in general and of the heart in particular. 1809.
- Physiological Researches.
A compilation of four of the above papers. Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, London, 1813:
- Pathological researches respecting the diseases of joints.
- Further observations on the diseases which affect the synovial membranes of joints.
- Further observations on the ulceration of the cartilages of joints.
The following work is a collection of above three articles:
- Pathological and surgical observations on diseases of the joints. London, 1818, 1822, 1834, 1836; 5th edition, 1850.
French translation by Léon Marchand, Paris, 1819.
German by Georg Philipp Holscher (1792-1852), Hannover, 1821.
Brodie’s treatise on diseases of the joints is his most important work and includes pathological observations and case studies on inflammation (including Brodie's abscess), ulceration and tumours of the joints. Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, London, 1816:
- Observations on the treatment of varicose veins of the legs.
- Pathological and surgical observations relating to injuries of the brain.
- Pathological and surgical observations relating to injuries of the spinal cord.
- An account of a case of aneurism by anastomosis of the forehead, treated by the application of ligatures.
- An account in which a foreign body was located in the right bronchus.
- On abscess in the brain.
Transaction of the Society for the Improvement of Medical and Chirurgical Knowledge, London, 1812.
- Lectures on diseases of the urinary organs.
London, 1832; 4th edition, 1849; Philadelphia, 1843.
French translation by Patron, Montpellier.
German translation in Chirurgische Handbibliothek, volume XV, Weimar, 1833.
- An account of some cases of chronic abscess of the tibia.
Medico-Chirurgical Transactions, London, 1832, 17: 239-249.
- Lectures on diseases of the rectum. III. Preternatural contraction of the sphincter ani.
London Medical Gazette, 1835; 16: 26-31. Brodie’s pile.
- On the influence of the nervous system on the action of the muscles in general and the heart in particular.
Croonian lecture in the Royal Society, 1836.
- Lectures illustrative of certain nervous affections.
London, Longman, 1837.
German translation by Kirschner, Marburg, 1838.
Brodie’s disease I.
- Lectures on serocustic tumors of the breast.
London Medical Gazette, 1839, 25: 808-814.
Brodie’s syndrome I.
- Clinical Lectures on Surgery. Delivered at St. George’s Hospital.
Philadelphia, Lea & Blanchard, 1846: 201-210.
Brodie’s syndrome II.
- Lectures illustrative of various subjects in pathology and surgery. London, 1846.
- Psychological inquiries. Part I.
Anonymous, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1862. Part II, 1862.
- On quacks and quackery. 1842.
- On the use and abuse of tobacco. 1860.
- On homeopathy. 1861.
- Clinical Remarks. Ulcers.
Lancet, London, 1839-1840, I, 231-234.