William P. van Wagenen and the first corpus callosotomies for epilepsy.

@article{Mathews2008WilliamPV,
  title={William P. van Wagenen and the first corpus callosotomies for epilepsy.},
  author={M. Mathews and M. Linskey and D. Binder},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={108 3},
  pages={
          608-13
        }
}
As a trainee of Dr. Harvey Cushing, cofounder and first president of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and founder of a prestigious international academic fellowship, Dr. William P. van Wagenen is an important figure in the history of neurological surgery. Perhaps less well known or appreciated is his seminal role as the first neurosurgeon to attempt, study, and publish results of the corpus callosotomy procedure for patients with epilepsy, and his collaboration with Andrew J… Expand
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