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

Asma Mian, Mohammadali Mohajel Shoja, Koichi Watanabe, Curtis J. Rozzelle, Marios Loukas, R. Shane Tubbs

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalUnknown Journal
Volume29
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Mian, A., Mohajel Shoja, M., Watanabe, K., Rozzelle, C. J., Loukas, M., & Tubbs, R. S. (2013). Robert Liston (1794-1847): surgical anatomist and resurrectionist with an interest in hydrocephalus. Unknown Journal, 29(1), 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00381-012-1994-3