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Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Jan;29(1):1-4. doi: 10.1007/s00381-012-1994-3.

Robert Liston (1794-1847): surgical anatomist and resurrectionist with an interest in hydrocephalus.

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  • 1Department of Anatomical Sciences, St. George's University, St. George's, Grenada.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION:

The Scottish surgeon Robert Liston was an accomplished anatomist of the nineteenth century. The study of anatomy during this day was often overshadowed by the so-called resurrectionists. Conclusions: The present historic paper reviews the life and contributions of Robert Liston and discusses his fascination with childhood hydrocephalus.

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