Arne Torkildsen

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Arne Torkildsen (14 September 1899 – 7 March 1968) was a Norwegian neurosurgeon. He described the surgical technique of ventriculocisternostomy (lateral ventricle to cisterna magna,; a predecessor of today's endoscopic third ventriculostomy), which is also called "Torkildsen's operation".[1] [2]


  1. ^ "Ventriculocisternostomy". AAPC. February 8, 2013. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  2. ^ Edgar F. Fincher; et al. "The Torkildsen Procedure". Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine. Retrieved December 15, 2016.

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