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Aneurysm series, c.1953

Identifier: LHB1/61A/94/4

Scope and Contents

A series of material consisting of both surgical drawings showing procedures and demonstration boards highlighting specific cases of aneurysms encountered by Professor Dott.


  • c.1953

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: English

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: English

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Biographical / Historical

Professor Norman Dott gave a speech at the Fifth International Neurological Congress in Lisbon in September 1953. His speech was titled 'Therapeutics of the Saccular Intracranial Aneurysms' and was the 2nd report of the Congress on the theme of 'Vascular Diseases of the Brain.' This series of material relates to the cases, research and work he presented in his speech at the Congress in 1953.


29 items

Related Materials

The University holds a collection of material, Coll-32, relating to Professor Norman Dott and items D49 and D50 relate specifically to the Fifth International Neurological Congress in Lisbon in September 1953.

Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

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