Hektoen International

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Tag: Francisco Graña

  • Francisco Graña, eminent Peruvian neurosurgeon

    Francisco Graña. Via International Museum of Surgical Science Facebook. Francisco Graña (1879–1959) was a Peruvian neurosurgeon who once removed a subdural hematoma using 2,000-year-old tools, including a saw of volcanic obsidian glass and a bronze chisel, borrowed from the Peru National Museum of Archaeology. Born into a family of medical professionals, Graña studied medicine at…