Practicing Neurosurgery in Italy

Division of Neurosurgery, Sant’Andrea Hospital, Roma, Italy

neurosurgeon[1]The history of Italian Neurosurgery probably started a very long time ago, about 5000 B.C.

Anyway, we can take the most part of information from the scientific contributions of Professors B.Guidetti and R. Giuffrè. The aim of this short review is to report the practice ofNeurosurgery in Italy from the past to the present time, highlighting yesterday and today issues.