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Sabattini-Abbe operation

Synonyms

Also known as Sabattini's operation, Abbe's operation, Abbe-Estlander cheiloplasty, Abbe-Estlander operation. Synonym: cheiloplasty.

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Description

Use of an Abbe flap in plastic surgery of the lips. A full thickness flap of the middle portion of the lower lip is transferred into upper lip, or vice versa.

Bibliography

Pietro Sabattini:
Rinoplastica e Cheiloplastica operate sopra un solo individuo.
Bullettino delle scienze mediche, Bologna, 1838, 10: 387.

Pietro Sabattini:
Cenno storico dell’origine e progressi della rinoplastica e cheiloplastica seguito dalla descrizione di queste operazioni sopra un solo individiuo. Bologna, Tipografia Delle Belle Arti, 1838.

Sophus August Vilhelm Stein:
Laebedannelse (Cheiloplastik) udført paa en ny methode.
[Lip repair (cheiloplasty) performed by a new method]
Hospitals-Meddelelser, 1848, 1: 212-216.

Jakob August Estlander:
Eine Methode Aus Der Einen Lippe Substanzverluste Der Anderen zu Ersetzen.
(A method of reconstructing loss of substance in one lip from the other lip.)
Archiv für klinische Chirurgie, Berlin 1872, 14: 622.

Jakob August Estlander:
Méthode d’autoplastie de la joue ou d’une lévre par un lambeau emprunté d l’autre lévre.
Revue mensuelle de médecine et de chirurgie, Paris, 1877, 1: 344.

R. Abbe:
A new plastic operation for the relief of deformity due to double harelip.
The Medical Record, New York, 1898, 53: 477.

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