In the 19th century, American physicians were drawn to the renowned medical centers of Europe, beacons of excellence in all areas of clinical science, to complement and supplement medical education and training.
Such Old World master surgeons as, Victor Horsley and William Macewen constantly reported novel and innovative operative procedures, including a significant number of operations on the spine and spinal cord. in this same era, a number of American surgeons made important contributions to the emerging specialty of spine surgery.
The lives and work of Alban Smith, Berthold Hadra, DeForest Willard, and Robert Abbe are submitted in this report as examples.
Mots-clés Pascal : Chirurgien, Rachis, Canal rachidien, Américain, Siècle 19eme, Technique, Expérimentation, Historique, Bibliographie, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Surgeon, Spine, Vertebral canal, American, Century 19th, Technique, Experimentation, Case history, Bibliography, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0369433
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 12/09/1997.