The Overdrained Hydrocephalus. Clinical Manifestations and Management

  • K. Faulhauer
Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 9)


The history of the treatment of hydrocephalus is one of the most fascinating chapters in Neurosurgery. With the publication of the first successful clinical use of a one way valve by Nulsen and Spitz in 1952 a new era of hydrocephalus treatment started. The numerous approaches, techniques and operative trials have been meticuously compiled by Scarff (1963).


Subdural Effusion Small Ventricle Shunt Dependency Slit Ventricle Infantile Hydrocephalus 
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  • K. Faulhauer
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  1. 1.Neurochirurgische AbteilungKrankenhaus der Barmherzigen BrüderTrierFederal Republic of Germany

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