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By David A. Walker, Giorgio Perilongo, Jonathan A. G. Punt, Roger E. Taylor

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Pneumoencephalography was usually carried out through a ventricular burr hole, as the use of a lumbar spinal needle in the presence of raised intracranial pressure was considered inherently dangerous. These techniques were developed by a neurosurgeon, Walter Dandy (1883–1947), and a pediatrician, Kenneth D. 10 Initially, they were used to study hydrocephalus, but they soon became the standard for investigating brain tumors. Neurosurgeons were able to localize the tumor by noting the shift it produces by lesions on the pneumoencephalogram.

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