An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15791 entries, 13704 authors and 1919 subjects. Updated: September 13, 2022

ABBE, Robert

3 entries
  • 4860.1

A contribution to the surgery of the spine.

Med. Rec., 35, 149-52, 1889.

Posterior rhizotomy.



Subjects: NEUROSURGERY › Spine
  • 3501

Intestinal anastomosis and suturing.

Med. Rec. (N.Y.), 41, 365-70, 1892.

Abbe, a New York surgeon, introduced catgut rings for intestinal suturing. See also Med. News (Phila.), 1889, 54, 589-92.



Subjects: SURGERY: General › Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • 5755.2

A new plastic operation for the relief of deformity due to double harelip.

Med. Rec. (N.Y), 53, 477-8, 1898.

Abbe’s lip-switch flap, transferring a full-thickness flap from one lip of the oral cavity to fill a defect in the other lip. This is also known eponymically as the Abbe–Estlander operation, crediting Jakob Estlander (1831-1881). 



Subjects: PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY › Cleft Lip & Palate