A cure for epilepsy

Made:
21 September 1963
maker:
Keystone Press Agency

Keystone Press Agency photograph titled 'A cure for epilepsy -- Slovak surgeons see hope in new treatment'. Caption on back reads: Dr Josef Zucha of Bratislava has discovered what may prove to be a successful treatment for epilepsy. The afflicted part of the brain is "burned out" with electric current and its removal is not necessary. Photo shows an operation for epilepsy in progress - the stereo apparatus enables the surgeon to find the afflicted area with an accuracy of within one millimetre. Then the afflicted part is "burned out" with electricity.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/31069
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Science and Media Museum

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