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February 1946

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Arch NeurPsych. 1946;55(2):139. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1946.02300130065005

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Abstract

SECOND SOUTH AMERICAN CONGRESS ON NEUROSURGERY  The second South American Congress on Neurosurgery will be held in Santiago, Chile, in April 1947.The following subjects have been assigned to the various neurosurgical groups in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Uruguay:

  1. Hydrocephalus: (a) Classification, Peru; (b) Pathology, Argentina; (c) Clinical aspects, Brazil; (d) Treatment, Argentina.

  2. Histology of Brain Tumors in Relation to Clinical Symptoms: (a) Pathology and clinical course, Argentina; (b) Pathology and surgical treatment, Argentina; (c) Pathology and radiotherapy, Uruguay.

  3. Brain Abscess: (a) Pathology, Uruguay; (b) Clinical aspects of cerebral abscess, Brazil; (c) Clinical aspects of cerebellar abscess, Argentina; (d) Treatment, Chile.

The program will also provide time for open discussions, practical demonstrations and moving picture projections.Inquiries may be directed to: Dr. Alfonso Asenjo, Director, Central Institute of Neurosurgery, Santiago, Chile.

REFRESHER COURSE IN PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGY, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE  Beginning Sept. 17, 1946, an eight

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