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Abraham Colles and his fracture

K. F. Russell

Abraham Colles and his fracture

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Published by Butterworth in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colles, Abraham, -- 1773-1843.,
  • Surgeons -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Radius -- Fractures.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from the Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery, October, 1948, volume VIII, no.2 - t.p.

    Other titlesAustralian and New Zealand journal of surgery.
    Statementby K. F. Russell.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [115]-117 :
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19185101M


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Abraham Colles and his fracture by K. F. Russell Download PDF EPUB FB2

He coined the term to distinguish the fracture from distal radial fracture with ventral displacement of the distal fragment which was also first described in his book and named eponymously for him.

The fracture was named for Abraham Colles, another Irish surgeon who first described the fracture in a brief paper to the ‘Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal’ in. Named after Abraham Colles, who first described a distal radius fracture in at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, the Colles fracture is one of the most common fractures encountered in orthopedic practice.

The Colles fracture is defined as a distal radius fracture with dorsal comminution, dorsal angulation, dorsal displacement, radial shortening, and an associated fracture. The Irish surgeon Abraham Colles was prolific in this regard, his name immortalized by at least two separate tissues in the abdomen.

Colles is most famous, however, as the namesake of a very common fracture of the arm. Colles fracture is sometimes referred to as a fracture of the wrist, although that is not technically correct. Abstract. InAbraham Colles described Abraham Colles and his fracture book fracture about cm proximal to the radiocarpal junction, causing a silver fork deformity of the wrist > (Fig.

The goal of treatment of Colles’ fractures is to restore radial length, joint congruity, and the distal radial angles visible on anteroposterior and lateral x-ray films. His landmark work on distal Abraham Colles and his fracture book fractures was published in1 preceded by an article on surgical anatomy inand followed by an article Abraham Colles and his fracture book clubfoot () and a text on venereal disease and the use of mercury ().

Colles closes his book with a chapter on the use of m e r c u r y in affections of the nervous system, and he describes the cases of ABRAHAM COLLES several Abraham Colles and his fracture book, suffering f r o m various Abraham Colles and his fracture book affections, in which great benefit was derived f r.

It is called after a distinguished Kilkenny surgeon whose name is still to the forefront for having giving his name to the Colles fracture of the radius, just above the wrist. Abraham Colles was born at Milmount near Kilkenny in His father, William, is described as a quarry owner which may be understating the role of the producer of the.

Author of Lectures on the theory and practice of surgery, A treatise on surgical anatomy, Practical observations on the venereal disease, and on the use of mercury, A treatise on surgical anatomy, Selections from the works of Abraham Colles, consisting chiefly of his practical observations on the venereal disease, and on the use of mercury, A treatise on surgical anatomy.

Colles' fracture of the wrist is among the most common bony injuries encountered in emergency practice, and accounts for 10% to 20% of all fractures. Described in an excellent clinical treatise some 8 decades before the advent of radiographs, this fracture of the distal radius continues to pose a source of some disability to large numbers of by: 4.

He is remembered as a Abraham Colles and his fracture book surgeon and for his paper "On the Fracture of the Carpal Extremity of the Radius"; this injury continues to be known as Colles' fracture.

This paper, describing distal radial fractures, was far ahead of its time, being published decades before x-rays came into use. Abraham Colles, after whom the Colles’ fracture is named, was born at Millmount near Kilkenny City Ireland.

His father William was the owner of the Black Quarry where Abraham Colles and his fracture book famous Kilkenny Marble was produced. William died in when Abraham was just six years old.

His mother took over the running of the family business and ensured the children got a good education. When Abraham.

Abraham Colles ( – ) was an Irish surgeon and anatomist. Inspired having stumbled upon an anatomy book swept away by flooding from the local doctor. Eponymously associated with the Colles Fracture – describing the deformity 80 years prior to the discovery of x-ray.

The Colles fracture is named after Abraham Colles (–), an Irish surgeon, from Kilkenny who first described it in by simply looking at the classical deformity before the advent of X-rays. Ernest Amory Codman was the first to study it using lty: Emergency medicine, orthopedics.

Colles took a great interest in anatomy and spent much of his time in the dissection room. His anatomical discoveries were not epoch-making, but they still bear his name - Colles' ligament and Colles' fascia. Besides he was a great innovator in topographical anatomy, and he concerned himself with the treatment of club foot and published his discoveries on this in Colles.

parts. The Irish surgeon Abraham Calles was prolific in this regard, his name immortalized by at least two separate tissues in the abdomen. Calles is most famous, however, as the namesake of a very common fracture of the arm.

Calles fracture is sometimes referred to as a fracture of the wrist, although that is not technically correct. Abraham Colles in his masterful article pointed out that straight traction would correct the deformity.

He then suggested that rocking back and forth was to be used merely as a means of proving the diagnosis by getting crepitus or feeling the yielding of the fragments.

Abstract Abraham Colles is known among the medical community for his detailed description of Colles' fracture, one of the most common occurring skeletal injuries. It.

Abraham Colles is known among the medical community for his detailed description of Colles' fracture, one of the most common occurring skeletal injuries. It is remarkable that something as seemingly simple as the diagnosis of Colles' fracture.

Abraham Colles by T. Percy C Kirkpatrick (Book) The Angier idea: November by Angier Chemical Co (Book) Abraham Colles and his contemporaries; being a Lichfield Lecture delivered at Oxford May 7, by William Doolin (Book).

Abraham Colles is known among the medical community for his detailed description of Colles' fracture, one of the most common occurring skeletal injuries. It is remarkable that something as seemingly simple as the diagnosis of Colles' fracture Cited by: 2. This textbook aims to provide the reader with a complete understanding of distal radius fractures, their inherent problems, and how to manage them successfully.

It is written by widely published experts from a part of the globe where distal radius fractures are very common, especially during the winter months.

Abraham Colles was born in Millmount House, Kilkenny. His father ran a family quarry business, and died when Abraham was only 6 years old. He went to Kilkenny College, the “Eton of Ireland” in its day. He was given a book on anatomy by a local Dr Butler and this is reputed to have stimulated his medical interest.

Eponyms about fracture of the distal radius. A Colles’ fracture, though at times used imprecisely to refer to all distal radius fractures, is the term for a transverse, dorsally displaced and angulated distal radius fracture about one inch proximal to the wrist.

It is named for Abraham Colles Author: LaPorte, Day. Distal radius fractures were first described by an Irish Surgeon Abraham Colles in His description was based on clinical observation alone as X ray imaging had not been invented as a diagnostic tool at that time.

SIR John Charnley in his book “Closed treatment of common fractures” described the fracture as a fracture of cancellous bone and it is bound to collapse at the fracture site. 4 The immobilization of the fracture is a matter of convenience as suggested because the normal functional position of the wrist is extension whereas the fracture is.

Abraham Colles (23 July – ) was professor of Anatomy, Surgery and Physiology at the Royal College of Surgeons in ded from a Worcestershire family, some of whom had sat in Parliament, he was born to William Colles and Mary Anne Bates of Woodbroak, Co.

family lived near Millmount, a townsland near Kilkenny, Ireland, where his father owned and managed his. Colles published his account of the fracture in a provincial journal and his account went largely unnoticed until Smith’s publication.

2 In his treatise of fractures Smith wrote, “In this country, the name of an eminent surgeon, lately deceased, has been associated with this injury; we know it here as Colles’s Fracture of the Radius.” 1 This is interesting because Colles was, in fact, not.

Abraham Colles. Born 23 July Milmount, Kilkenny, Ireland. Died: 16 November () (aged 70) Education: University of Dublin, Trinity College: Known for: Treatise on surgical anatomy Paper On the Fracture of the Carpal Extremity of the Radius (Colles' fracture).

Medical career: Profession: Surgeon, Physician. Colles Fracture Meaning The Colles fracture is a specific type of distal radius fracture. The reason it is called a Colles fracture is the surgeon who first described this injury pattern in the early s.

Abraham Colles was an Irish surgeon who described this injury and his name is still used today by many clinicians describing this. COVID Resources.

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Abraham Colles ( – ). Inhe wrote an vital treatise on surgical anatomy and a few phrases he launched have survived in surgical nomenclature till as we speak. He’s remembered as a skilful surgeon and for his paper On the Fracture of the Carpal Extremity of the Radius; this damage continues to be often known as Colles.

– Robert William Smith describe the characteristics of Colles’ fracture in his book – A Treatize on Fractures in the Vicinity of Joints and on Certain Forms of Accidents and Congenital Dislocations.

In this tome Smith also described the variation of wrist fracture whereby the distal fragment is displaced in a volarwards. Abraham Colles is known among the medical community for his detailed description of Colles' fracture, one of the most common occurring skeletal injuries.

It is remarkable that something as seemingly simple as the diagnosis of Colles' fracture had not been established until nearly years ago. While that may have been his most well known accomplishment, Colles made.

Inhe wrote an important treatise on surgical anatomy and some terms he introduced have survived in surgical nomenclature until today. He is remembered as a skilful surgeon and for his paper On the Fracture of the Carpal Extremity of the Radius; this injury continues to be known as Colles' fracture.

Colles: lt;p|>|Colles| may refer to: | | ||Abraham Colles|, Irish professor of anatomy | ||Christopher Co World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the. Inthe Irish surgeon Abraham Colles published an article about a very common fracture of the distal radius that now bears his name.

Since this publication, numerous articles have been written concerning this particular fracture. The great number of articles and the great variety.

Of the twenty nine anatomy professors in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, primus inter pares is Abraham Colles. In his book A Treatise on. Abraham Colles, who is credited for his work in this field, was a professor at the Royal College in Ireland, Complications of distal radius fracture fixation may arise from the injury or method of treatment, as well as the potential complications of distal radius fracture fixation and their treatment.

These complications include compart. Selections from the Works of Abraham Colles, Consisting Chiefly of His Practical Observations on the Venereal Disease, and on the Use of Mercury book.

It is caused due to a fall on the outstretched hand (FOOSH). This type of fracture was first described by an Irish surgeon, Abraham Colles in (Radiopaedia, ). Epidemiology Colles fracture becomes more recurrent with increasing age and occurs more in.

In pdf same book, Colles also wrote that 'the fixed and immutable laws of mathematics are little applicable to the science of medicine'. Computer-aided learning argues against this. So does research which links fatigue microdamage to bone remodelling and the development of algorithms to predict, and thus prevent, osteoporotic fractures.Robert Download pdf Smith (surgeon) Last updated Febru Robert William Smith MD FRCSI MRIA (12 October in Dublin – 28 October ) was an Irish surgeon and pathologist who described Smith's fracture in his book, [1] the first important book on fractures by an Irish author.

[2] Biography. Smith studied medicine in his native Dublin and he was apprenticed to .