In memory of the great surgeon-Harvey Williams Cushing

Anna G. Saribekian, Nano V. Pachuashvili
2021 Endocrine Surgery  
Harvey Cushing is one of the greatest surgeons of the early 20th century. The young doctor was trained in the best medical universities; parents, teachers and colleagues always noted his thirst for knowledge. Cushing opened a new page in the study of neurosurgery, endocrinology, anesthesiology, and neurology. Thanks to the improvement of surgical techniques, the great doctor has achieved a reduction in mortality in surgical interventions, and new diagnostic methods have given life to more than
more » ... life to more than one person. Cushing's versatility amazed his contemporaries and still surprises the world. His books won the Pulitzer prize, one of the most prestigious literary prizes, he was repeatedly nominated for the Nobel prize, and the American Association of neurosurgeons is named in honor of the greatest doctor.
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