TITLE

Egas Moniz: pioneer of cerebral angiography

AUTHOR(S)
Sassard, Rhett; O'Leary, J. Patrick; Sassard, R; O'Leary, J P
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Nov1998, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p1116
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Features Portugal-born Egas Moniz and his pioneering works in cerebral angiography. Personal and academic background; Political and medical career; First stage of investigation into what would become cerebral angiography in 1926 to 1927; Moniz as 1949 recipient of Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine in 1949 for the development of prefrontal leukotomy as psychosurgery.
ACCESSION #
1240871

 

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