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December 1964


Arch Otolaryngol. 1964;80(6):599-600. doi:10.1001/archotol.1964.00750040615001

A classic of medical writing as well as a milestone in the development of neurosurgery was Harvey Cushing's Tumors of the Nervus Acusticus and the Syndrome of the Cerebellopontine Angle published in 1917 and republished in 1963 by Hafner Publishing Company.

This issue of the Archives of Otolaryngology is a monograph destined to become a second milestone in the surgical approaches through the temporal bone made possible and practical by microsurgical temporal bone techniques. Not by accident has Dr. William House patterned his monograph after Cushing's classic, with case reports preceding consideration of surgical technique. The merit of this order of presentation is that, as in Harvey Cushing's monograph, the "meat" of the matter lies in the detailed description of each case. The reader is urged to study these, one by one, for in this way he can learn how the author arrived at his current technique and will come

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