Laparoscopic revision of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt

Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts are the most common treatment modality for hydrocephalus. Distal catheter malfunction represents a surgical emergency and a significant cause of procedural morbidity. We report the case of a patient with acute abdominal pain following VP shunt insertion. On examinati...

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Published in:Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A, Vol. 14, No. 5 (2004), p. 310-2
Main Author: Turner, Raymond (Author)
Other Involved Persons: Chahlavi, Ali ; Rasmussen, Peter ; Brody, Fred
Format: Article
Language:English
ISSN:1557-9034
Item Description:Date Completed 31.03.2005
Date Revised 05.01.2005
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
Copyright: From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
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