Nikolai VereshchaginBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7489.482-a (Published 24 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:482
Neurologist who introduced computed tomography to the former Soviet Union
Professor Nikolai Viktorovich Vereshchagin pioneered the use of computed tomography in the Soviet Union to study neurological disorders (especially stroke). In 1979, when he was deputy director of the Institute of Neurology at the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, he installed there a computed tomographic scanner made by the British company EMI, the first such scanner in the country. …
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