Francis Edward Stabler

Francis (Frank) Edward Stabler (1902 – 1967)

Francis (Frank) Edward Stabler (1902 – 1967) English surgeon, obstetrician and gynaecologist.

Eponymously affiliated with Stabler sign (1934) – atraumatic abdominal wall ecchymosis in the inguinal-pubic area associated with ectopic pregnancy

Biography

  • Born 23 September 1902
  • 1925 – MBBS, University of Durham (MD 1928)
  • 1929 – Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)
  • WW II – surgical specialist at the RN Auxiliary Hospital, Sherbome, Dorset and RN Auxiliary Hospital at Trincomalee in Ceylon – earning the Volunteer Reserve Decoration (VRD)
  • 1945 – Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRCOG)
  • Died 13 October 1967

Medical Eponyms


Major Publications

  • Stabler F. A case showing Cullen’s sign. Br Med J. 1934;2(3840):255-256.
  • Stabler F. Ante-partum Haemorrhage. Br Med J. 1955 May 7; 1(4922): 1145–1147. [PMC2061831]
  • Stabler F. The Obstetric Emergency Service. Br Med J. 1964 Jul 11; 2(5401): 103–106. [PMC1815948]
  • Stabler F, Szekely P. Cardiac disease in pregnancy. J Obstet Gynaecol Br Emp. 1952 Aug;59(4):567-9. [PMID 14955735]
  • Stabler F. Extra-uterine Live Child. Br Med J. 1938 Apr 9;1(4031):779-798.3. [PMC2086181]

References


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