History of Stereotactic Surgery in India

  • P. K. Doshi


The earliest reference to any functional neurosurgery in world could be found in Indian mythology script Shiva Purana ( It reflects a transplantation of elephant head on a human being (Ganesha).


Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Epilepsy Surgery Temporal Lobectomy Amygdaloid Nucleus Christian Medical College 
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I would like to acknowledge the help of NH Wadia and Ravi Ramamurthi for critically reviewing the manuscript. Ravi Ramamurthi, RM Varma, Uday Muthane, KV Mathai, V Rajashekar, and HM Dastur for providing information and personal inputs.


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