Neurosurgeon as innovator: William V. Cone (1897-1959).

@article{Preul1993NeurosurgeonAI,
  title={Neurosurgeon as innovator: William V. Cone (1897-1959).},
  author={M. Preul and J. Stratford and G. Bertrand and W. Feindel},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={79 4},
  pages={
          619-31
        }
}
Neurosurgeons are well known for being productive researchers and innovators. Few, however, have possessed the prolific ingenuity of William Cone. In 1934, he and William Penfield were cofounders of the Montreal Neurological Institute where, until 1959, he filled the twin roles of neurosurgeon-in-chief and neuropathologist. Because he did not find writing easy, many of his technical inventions and refinements remained unpublished. His numerous innovations included the extensive use of twist… Expand
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