(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