Historical note. Gabriel Anton's (1858-1933) contribution to the history of neurosurgery

Kumbier, E.; Haack, K.
March 2005
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar2005, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p441
Academic Journal
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This article presents information about a neuropsychiatrist Gabriel Anton's contribution to the history of neurosurgery. The existence of neurosurgery as a scientific discipline, owes its emergence in large to surgeons themselves as well as to neurologists and psychiatrists who utilised the morphological approach. Among the lead contributors to nascent neurosurgery was Anton, who strongly influenced the development of this discipline during the first two decades of the 20th century. One of his most renowned scientific achievements was the Anton-von Bramannsche Balkenstich method of treating hydrocephalus.


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