One hundred years of epilepsy surgery: Sir Victor Horsley's contribution.

@article{Taylor1986OneHY,
  title={One hundred years of epilepsy surgery: Sir Victor Horsley's contribution.},
  author={David McD Taylor},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1986},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={485-8}
}
"If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same" (Kipling, "If', 1910)' On May 25th, 1886, Victor Horsley, then aged 29 years, another brilliant recent recruit to the burgeoning National Hospital for the Paralysed and Epileptic in Queen Square, performed his first brain operation on a patient.2 There was no tradition… CONTINUE READING