Harvey Cushing's innovative attempt at xenotransplanting a rabbit spinal cord in a patient after resection of a peripheral nerve tumor in 1902.

TitleHarvey Cushing's innovative attempt at xenotransplanting a rabbit spinal cord in a patient after resection of a peripheral nerve tumor in 1902.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsZaidi HA, Pendleton C, Pradilla G, Cohen-Gadol AA, Belzberg AJ, Quiñones-Hinojosa A
JournalNeurosurgery
Volume68
Issue3
Pagination773-8; discussion 778-80
Date Published2011 Mar
Abstract

A review of Harvey Cushing's surgical cases at Johns Hopkins Hospital revealed new information about his early work using nerve xenografts to repair peripheral nerve injuries.

DOI10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.06.027
Alternate JournalNeurosurgery