Horsley, Sir Victor Alexander Haden

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Sir Victor Alexander Haden Horsley, 1857–1916, English surgeon and neurologist. A specialist in surgery of the endocrine glands and the nervous system, he devised a noted operation for spinal-cord tumor. He wrote Functions of the Marginal Convolutions (1884) and, with others, Experiments upon the Functions of the Cerebral Cortex (1888) and Alcohol and the Human Body (1907).

See studies by S. Paget (1919) and C. J. Bond (1939).