Kenneth Grant Jamieson (1925-1976): his life and contributions to neurosurgery.

Academic Article


  • Manuscript submitted May 23, 2011. Accepted September 25, 2011. Kenneth Grant Jamieson is celebrated as one of Australia's top neurosurgeons. His most notable contributions to neurosurgery included novel treatments of aneurysms and pineal tumors and studies of head injury. Jamieson was also an innovator for the development of new neurosurgical instruments and renowned for his teaching abilities, prolificacy, and mentorship. This preeminent neurosurgeon's life was cut short at the age of 51. Our current understanding and knowledge of treatments of various neurosurgical diseases is based on pioneers such as Kenneth Grant Jamieson.
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  • Australia, Biomedical Research, Brain Neoplasms, History, 20th Century, Humans, Intracranial Aneurysm, Neurosurgery, Pineal Gland, Pinealoma, Surgical Instruments
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    Author List

  • Mortazavi M; Deep A; Tubbs RS; Fisher WS
  • Start Page

  • 460
  • End Page

  • 464
  • Volume

  • 116
  • Issue

  • 2