CHARLES‐ÉDOUARD BROWN‐SÉQUARD: AN ECCENTRIC GENIUS

@article{Rengachary2008CHARLESDOUARDBA,
  title={CHARLES‐{\'E}DOUARD BROWN‐S{\'E}QUARD: AN ECCENTRIC GENIUS},
  author={Setti S Rengachary and Chaim Colen and Murali Guthikonda},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={62},
  pages={954–964}
}
BROWN-SÉQUARD IS known eponymously for the syndrome of hemisection of the spinal cord, but most clinicians are not familiar with his colorful, quixotic, and eccentric life history. His contributions to medicine and neuroscience reached much further than his discovery of the spinal hemisection syndrome. He lived in five countries on three continents and crossed the Atlantic 60 times, spending a total of almost 6 years on the sea. He contributed more than 500 papers in his lifetime, was even the… 
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