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June 1971

Hydrocephalus: Preliminary Report of a New Surgical Approach

Author Affiliations

Orlando, Fla
From the Sunland Hospital, Orlando, Fla.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1971;93(6):568-572. doi:10.1001/archotol.1971.00770060870005

A new method for the surgical treatment of hydrocephalus involves a shunt between the ventricle system and Wharton's duct of the submandibular gland. Results are thus far encouraging; five cases are presented with no shunt failure to date.

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