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

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  • 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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  • Mian A; Shoja MM; Watanabe K; Rozzelle CJ; Loukas M; Tubbs RS
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  • 29
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