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A neurologist in the origin of European and International neurosurgery: Clovis-Julien-Désiré Vincent (1879-1947).

Abstract

Vincent Clovis began his carrier as a neurologist and finally became neurosurgeon at an advanced age. He is considered the founder of French neurosurgery, and after Harvey Williams Cushing, Europe's first neurosurgeon. He was mainly interested in pituitary tumors, in cerebral abscesses and in cerebral oedema.

Authors

Androutsos G, Karamanou M, Lymberi M, Zambelis T, Stamboulis E

Institution

History of Medicine Department, Medical school, University of Athens, Greece.

Source

Chirurgia (Bucharest, Romania : 1990) 106:5 pg 567-72

MeSH

Brain Abscess
Brain Edema
Europe
Faculty, Medical
France
History, 20th Century
Humans
International Cooperation
Military Medicine
Neurology
Neurosurgery
Pituitary Neoplasms
United States
World War I

Pub Type(s)

Biography
Historical Article
Journal Article
Portraits

Language

eng

PubMed ID

22165053