He can now be found
- Chief of Neurosurgery
- Director of
- University of
- Bogata, Colombia
with Professors Robert Ojemann and C. Miller Fisher, Dr. Hakim defined
the clinical syndrome Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus or Hakim's Disease
during his fellowship at MGH.
He has continued
to study CSF physiology and to contribute to the treatment of hydrocephalus
with developments such as the Hakim shunt valve.
- Hakim S: Some
Observations on C.S.F. Pressure: Hydrocephalic Syndrome in Adults
with "Normal" C.S.F. Pressure. Thesis No. 957 Javeriana
University School of Medicine, Bogata, Colombia, March 10, 1964.