third ventriculostomy

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third ven·tric·u·los·to·my

an operation to establish an opening from the third ventricle to the prechiasmal and interpeduncular cisterns (Stookey-Scarff operation) or from the third ventricle to the interpeduncular cistern (Dandy operation).
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third ven·tric·u·los·to·my

(thĭrd ven-trik'yū-los'tŏ-mē)
An operation to establish an opening from the third ventricle to the prechiasmal and interpeduncular cisterns (Stookey-Scarff operation) or from the third ventricle to the interpeduncular cistern (Dandy operation).
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Stookey,

Byron, U.S. neurosurgeon, 1887-1966.
Queckenstedt-Stookey test - see under Queckenstedt
Stookey cranial rongeur
Stookey reflex
Stookey retractor
Stookey-Scarff operation - establishes an opening from the third ventricle to the prechiasmal and interpeduncular cisterns. Synonym(s): third ventriculostomy
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