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Mattos Pimenta family

Aloysio de Mattos Pimenta, Brazilian neuropsychiatrist (Rio de Janeiro 13 December 1912 – June 1987)


With J.M. de Castro. Avaliação prática do volume de sangue perdido em neurocirurgia. Nova variante técnica para a avaliação visual. Rev. Paul. Med. 47:375-8, 1955

Derivação aracnoido-ileo-vesical com alça intestinal totalmente excluída no tratamento da hidrocefalia. Nota prévia (1956)

Hemopalidotomia – modificação da técnica de Cooper (1959)

With L.H. Mattos Pimenta & M. Okamura described Black/Amazonas River syndrome (1973), an arteriovenous difference between both sides of brain hemisphere

With L.H. Mattos Pimenta & M. Okamura. Carotid fibromuscular dysplasia: crushing therapeutic method. Seara Med. Neurocir. 13(1):23-9, 1984

With M. Okamura. O implante miodural subcortical, novo tratamento da isquemia cerebral. I. Bases teóricas. Seara Med. Neuroc. 14(4):177-86, 1985

Mattos Pimenta leucotomy


HONOURS

President, International Congress of Neurosurgery (1977)

Correspondent Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (1969)

Honorary Vice-President, III International Congress of Neurological Surgery, Kopenhagen (1965)



His son, Luiz Henrique de Mattos Pimenta, neurosurgeon (30 March 1947 –


Co-developed XLIF (extreme lateral interbody fussion) technique for minimally invasive spine surgery

Developed cervical discal prosthesis (PCM)


HONOURS

President, World Society of Spinal Cord

President, International Society for Advancement of Spinal Cord Surgery (2013-4)