AANS Section on the History of Neurological Surgery

The Section Sessions include oral presentations of top-rated abstracts, announcements of awards, lectures from accomplished speakers and moderated discussions on current topics.

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Wednesday, April 29
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Moderator(s): T Forcht Dagi, MD, DMedSc, DHCEd, FAANS; Charles J. Prestigiacomo, MD, FAANS

2:00 pm - 2:02 pm

Introduction to the Victor Horsley History Lectureship

Charles J. Prestigiacomo, MD, FAANS

2:49 pm - 2:59 pm

Question and Answer Session

3:00 pm - 3:02 pm

Introduction to the Vesalius Award

T Forcht Dagi, MD, DMedSc, DHC, FRCSEd, FAANS

3:03 pm - 3:17 pm

From Madness To A Modern Useful Surgery: The Journey Of The Transorbital Corridor To Enter The Neurosurgical Armamentarium

Lena Mary Houlihan, MDMCH, MRCS(I)

3:18 pm - 3:28 pm

Objectivity, Photography and Performative Culture in the Emergence of the Modern Neurological Examination

Alexander Forcht Dagi, AB, MPhil

3:29 pm - 3:39 pm

The Influence of the Boer Wars on Cerebral Abscess Management

Keenan M. Boulnemour

3:40 pm - 3:50 pm

A Hundred Years Later: The History of Ray Chapman and the Pitch that Killed

Pranay Soni, MD

4:13 pm - 4:23 pm

The Neuroanatomy of Albert L. Rhoton, Jr.: An Analysis of Origin, Evolution, and Application

Xiaochun Zhao

4:24 pm - 4:34 pm

Renaissance Neuroanatomy and Secular Philosophy in the Sistine Chapel

Luis E. Savastano, MD

4:35 pm - 4:45 pm

Reconstructive surgery of peripheral nerve injuries during the Chaco war, Paraguay-Bolivia 1932-1935

Edgar M. Carrasco, MD, IFAANS (Bolivia)

4:46 pm - 5:00 pm

Question and Answer Session