Egas Moniz

Antonio Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas Moniz (b. November 29, 1874; d. December 13, 1955) was a Portuguese neurologist that is notable on radiology history by the development of cerebral angiography in 1927. He is also known as the developer of prefrontal leucotomy ​for which he received a Nobel Prize in 1949 (shared with Walter Rudolf Hess).


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