Erwin Payr, Surgeon in Leipzig 1911–1937, and the Hydrocephalus

A. Aschoff
Objective: For over 26 years Erwin Payr was the Chief of Surgery in Leipzig (1911–1937) and one of the most important pioneers in the treatment of hydrocephalus. In 1907, he implanted the first ventriculo-venous shunt using a vein with preserved flaps as bioprothetic valve. Unfortunately his [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]