Egas Moniz


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Egas Moniz

(Portuguese ˈeɡas ˈmonɪz)
n
(Biography) Antonio Caetanio de Abreu Freire. 1874–1955, Portuguese neurologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1949) with Walter Hess for their development of prefrontal leucotomy
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(3) Center for Interdisciplinary Research Egas Moniz (CiiEM), Monte da Caparica, Portugal
The participants in the congress included the European neuroscientists Antonio Egas Moniz, Almeida Lima and the American Walter Freeman, who introduced what they saw and experienced into medical practice, thus having a major influence on the appearance of frontal lobotomies and leucotomies in the surgical treatment of mental illnesses (2, 4).
(https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4291941/) Antonio Egas Moniz , a Portuguese neurologist, invented the procedure in 1935.
Cerebral angiography, the brainchild of Egas Moniz, was first described in the year 1927 as a series of 6 patients,4 of which 2 developed Horner's syndrome, 1 developed transient aphasia and 1 died of thromboembolism.
A 17-year-old male patient presented to Egas Moniz University Clinic (Egas Moniz, Health Sciences Institute) for an urgent consult thirty days after craniofacial trauma (Figure 1(b)).
Martins dos Santos, Director of the Health Sciences Institute, Egas Moniz, Lisbon, Portugal for allowing us the use of the research facilities.
(1) Prefrontal lobotomy (leucotomy) was initially heralded as a major medical advance in 1935; its originator, neurosurgeon Antonio Egas Moniz, shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology in 1949 for what is now regarded as mayhem.
(1) Hospital de Santa Maria, ServiAo de Dermatologia, Avenida Professor Egas Moniz, 1649-035 Lisbon, Portugal.
(1) Psychologist; Associate Professor at Egas Moniz, Cooperativa de Ensino Superior; Coordinator of the Egas Moniz Multidisciplinary Research Centre in Health Psychology; Doctor in Clinical Psychology.
Most importantly, Wagner, Meduna and Sakel were contemporaries of Egas Moniz, who made brain surgery a viable means of combating mental illness.
Branco, chief of rheumatology at the Hospital Egas Moniz, Lisbon.