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Robert Liston (1794-1847): surgical anatomist and resurrectionist with an interest in hydrocephalus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23224409     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
INTRODUCTION: The Scottish surgeon Robert Liston was an accomplished anatomist of the nineteenth century. The study of anatomy during this day was often overshadowed by the so-called resurrectionists.
CONCLUSIONS: The present historic paper reviews the life and contributions of Robert Liston and discusses his fascination with childhood hydrocephalus.
Asma Mian; Mohammadali M Shoja; Koichi Watanabe; Curtis J Rozzelle; Marios Loukas; R Shane Tubbs
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Biography; Historical Article; Journal Article; Portraits    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1433-0350     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-04     Completed Date:  2013-06-14     Revised Date:  2014-07-31    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anatomists / history*
History, 18th Century
History, 19th Century
Hydrocephalus / history*,  surgery
Medical Illustration / history
Middle Aged
Neurosurgery / history*
Personal Name Subject
Personal Name Subject:
Robert Liston

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