HC Deb 28 April 1976 vol 910 c116W
Mr. Reid

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many leucotomy, lobotomy, and tractotomy operations were carried out in Scottish hospitals in the last year for which figures are available.

Mr. Harry Ewing

This information is not available, but in 1973, 12 operations involving division of brain tissue—which includes leucotomy, lobotomy, tractotomy and others—were performed.

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