A. J. Gerlock

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Ventricular shunts were evaluated by a shuntographic technique using metrizamide for the contrast material and delayed spot films and computed tomography (CT) to evaluate shunt function. Thirty hydrocephalic patients were studied who had clinical presentations of shunt malfunction. Fifty-two shuntograms were obtained; most demonstrated the cause of shunt(More)
They have, therefore, described briefly and in alphabetical order symptoms and signs of the commoner diseases, and indicated something of their physico-pathological manifestations. There could be much discussion by those in different disciplines of medicine about what is omitted or included, and the descriptions may not always be acceptable. Nevertheless,(More)
Although atlantooccipital dislocation is a well-recognized radiological entity, its computed tomographic (CT) recognition has not been previously described. It is the purpose of this report to show the complementary role of CT in precisely defining the abnormalities in both the coronal and the sagittal reconstruction planes. A case is presented and the(More)
Ten adult dry skulls were radiographed in the lateral projection to evaluate the appearance of the opisthion, the posterior margin of the foramen magnum. The opisthion was seen on all 10 skulls and its position was confirmed by outlining it with barium paste. In cross section, it is a teardrop-shaped structure continuous with the internal occipital crest. A(More)
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