Axel Perneczky

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Axel Perneczky (1 November 1945 – 24 January 2009) was a renowned Hungarian neurosurgeon, who for the majority of his career, practised neurosurgery in Mainz in Germany.[citation needed] He was a major contributor to the development of endoscopic and minimally invasive neurosurgical procedures,[1] particularly in the field of cerebrovascular neurosurgery.

Dr. Perneckzky was the editor of the journal Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, published by Thieme.


  • Axel, Perneczky; Reisch, Robert; Kindel, Stefan; Tschabitscher, Manfred (2008). Keyhole approaches in neurosurgery. Austria: Springer-Verlag Wien. ISBN 9783211695012.


  1. ^ Doglietto F, Prevedello DM, Jane JA, Han J, Laws ER (2005). "Brief history of endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery--from Philipp Bozzini to the First World Congress of Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery". Neurosurg Focus. 19 (6): E3. PMID 16398480.