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The Death of Stalin — The Final Word? by Adam R. Bogart, PhD and Miguel A. Faria, MD

In a series of communications, Dr. Miguel Faria encouraged me to update and revise this conversation both private as well as what has been posted at his website and attempt to resolve some issues that had been left open. I’m not sure that we can do that, since in close to four years after these …

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A conversation between Drs. Daniel E. Nijensohn and Adam R. Bogart about Argentinean politics and Evita Perón’s secret lobotomy

This conversation should be of interest not only to neurosurgeons and neuroscientists, but also political and social scientists, as well as the well-informed segment of the general public, and not just in Argentina but also throughout the world. Dr. Daniel Nijensohn has performed a great service to medical history and neuroscience ethics with his outstanding …

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A conversation with Dr. Adam Bogart about the Bolsheviks and Lenin’s and Stalin’s illnesses by Miguel A. Faria, MD

November 12, 2016, Hi Miguel, Food for thought [“Vladimir Mikhailovich Bekhterev (1857–1927): Strange Circumstances Surrounding the Death of the Great Russian Neurologist” by Kesselring J] … It seems either Stalin or some of his colleagues consulted a neurologist about his withered arm in 1927, and the neurologist made a diagnosis of syringomyelia. [But] it is …

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Primitive cranial surgery — Scythian trepanations (500-300 B.C.)

Letter to the EditorWorld Neurosurgery Dear Editor, I found the article by Dr. James T. Goodrich on early Scythian trepanations succinct and interesting.[3] There are, nevertheless, a couple of points that need clarification and further explanation. Additionally, Goodrich asks an intriguing question that at least in my estimation has been adequately answered. First, it must …

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