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1907

1906-1908.

The first resection of an intramedullary tumor was carried out in 1907 by Anton von Eiselsberg in Vienna.


Codivilla described the treatment of a nerve root compression due to impingement by the transverse processes of the fourth and fifth cervical vertebrae in a patient with a previous cervical compression fracture at C4–C5. He removed the transverse apophysis and freed a nerve root adherent to the bony callus and obtained a complete resolution of the C5 nerve root paralysis 1).

1)
Codivilla A. Sulla cura chirurgica delle paralisi radicolari del plesso brachiale. In: Putti V, editor. Scritti medici di Alessandro Codivilla. Pubblicati dall’Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli. Vol Archivio ed atti della società italiana di chirurgia. XX adunanza. Bologna, Italy: Licinio Cappelli Editore; 1907. pp. 902–904.
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