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The Method and Uses of Cisternal Puncture

  • W. S. Dawson (a1)
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The puncture of the cisterna magna was proposed and carried out in 1919 by Wegeforth, Ayer and Essick, who performed a series of experiments on animals before applying the method to man.

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(1) Wegeforth, Ayer and Essick, . —“The Method of Obtaining Cerebrospinal Fluid by Puncture of the Cisterna Magna,” Amer. Journ. Med. Sci., June, 1919, No. 157, p. 784.
(2) Poster, M.“Zur Punktion der Cisterna magna,” Münch, med. Wochens., May 9, 1924.
(3) Stewart, J. Purves Sir. — “Treatment of Neurosyphilis,” Brit. Med. Journ., October 7, 1922.
(4) “Treatment of Neuro-syphilis,” Proc. Roy. Soc. Med., March 8, 1923, xvi, No. 10.
(5) McCusker, H.“Some Observations on Cisternal Puncture,” Journ. Ment, and Nerv. Dis., liii, 1921, p. 453.
(6) Ayer, J. B.“Puncture of the Cisterna Magna,” Amer. Archiv of Neurol, and Psych., 1920. “Subarachnoid Block,” ibid., 1922 and 1923.
(7) Candler, J. P., and Mann, S.“The Wassermann Reaction in the Diagnosis of Mental Disorders,” Arch, of Neurol, and Psychiat., vi, 1914.
(8) Mestrezat, W.Le Liquide céphalo-rachidien, Paris, 1912.
(9) Davis, W., and Ayer, J. B.“Quantitative Determination of Protein in Cerebrospinal Fluid,” Arch. Internal Med., 1920, xxvi, p. 436.
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The Method and Uses of Cisternal Puncture

  • W. S. Dawson (a1)
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