The Congress of Surgery
The Società italiana di chirurgia held recently its thirty-seventh annual session at the Policlinico Umberto I in Rome, under the chairmanship of Prof. Roberto Alessandri, clinical surgeon of the University of Rome.
TREATMENT OF CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMAS
The discussion on "The Treatment of Craniocerebral Traumas" was divided into three parts. The official paper on the first part was presented by Prof. Guido Egidi of Rome, the speaker for the Società italiana di chirurgia. Part 2 was discussed by Dr. Corradino Giacobbe, a captain in the army medical corps, the speaker for the army. Part 3 was considered by Prof. O. Alberti of Brescia and Dr. Mascherpa of Milan, speakers for the Società di radiologia medica.Professor Egidi explained the treatment of traumatic craniocerebral lesions, exclusive of those produced by firearms. The speaker distinguished lesions of the cranium from those of the brain. The treatment of fractures of