ENDOSCOPIC TREATMENT OF HYDROCEPHALUS: Description of a Ventriculoscope and Preliminary Report of Cases

@inproceedings{Scarff1936ENDOSCOPICTO,
  title={ENDOSCOPIC TREATMENT OF HYDROCEPHALUS: Description of a Ventriculoscope and Preliminary Report of Cases},
  author={John E. Scarff},
  year={1936}
}
The use of the endoscope in the treatment of hydrocephalus promises a distinct advance in the surgical attack on this condition. By means of the ventriculoscope it is possible to carry out rational surgical procedures with a minimum of shock which was impossible with the earlier forms of surgical intervention. HISTORICAL NOTE Sound surgical principles for the treatment of both types of hydrocephalus were established over a decade ago, largely through the brilliant contributions of Dandy 1 ; but… CONTINUE READING

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