A meningioma and its consequences for American history and the rise of neurosurgery.

Abstract

The case of General Leonard Wood is notable both for its contribution to the field of neurosurgery and its historical significance. As one of Harvey Cushing's first successful brain tumor operations in 1910, Wood's surgery was part of the case series that culminated in Cushing's monograph Meningioma. This case was important to the rise of Cushing's career… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2011.7.JNS102067

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@article{Ansari2011AMA, title={A meningioma and its consequences for American history and the rise of neurosurgery.}, author={Shaheryar F. Ansari and Nicholas G Gianaris and Aaron A Cohen-Gadol}, journal={Journal of neurosurgery}, year={2011}, volume={115 6}, pages={1067-71} }