Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, August 24th, 2008
"This historical perspective largely begins with analysis of the work of Egas Moniz in the development of the leukotomy, and follows the rise and fall of its popularity in the 1900s. The reemergence of psychosurgical procedures and the development of new therapeutic technologies such as vagus nerve stimulation and deep brain stimulation are discussed," wrote J.J. Wind and colleagues, George Washington University, Medical Department.
The researchers concluded: "In addition, an introduction to the field of neuroethics is provided, given its importance...
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