Title

Expanding the borders: the evolution of neurosurgical approaches

Publication Date

2014

Journal Title

Neurosurg Focus

Abstract

In this article the authors discuss the development of neurosurgical approaches and the advances in science and technology that influenced this development throughout history. They provide a broad overview of this interesting topic from the first attempts of trephination by ancient cultures to the work of the pioneers of neurosurgery and the introduction of microsurgery.

Volume Number

36

Issue Number

4

Pages

E11

Document Type

Article

EPub Date

2014/04/02

Status

Faculty

Facility

School of Medicine

Primary Department

Neurosurgery

Additional Departments

Otolaryngology

PMID

24684324

DOI

10.3171/2014.2.focus13547