Film: 4209

Medicine | 1920 | Silent | B/W

Synopsis:

Brain Surgery or a brain operation of trepanning technique.
Triple Testing of Cerebrospinal Fluid. Demonstration by Sir J. Purves-Stewart.
Ventricular puncture into lateral Ventricle. A man with shaven head is marked with a cross before a hole is drilled throuch his scalp and skull 4cm to right of middle line in front of Rolandic fissure.
Cisternal or Sub Occipital Puncture. A needle is inserted immediately above 2nd cervical spine (base of neck). A pencil is in the mans ear to guide the aim of the needle.
Lumbar Puncture. A needle is inserted between L4 and L5 laminae marked by a line on the patient.


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