Bucket and straw technique to facilitate passage of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt through the distal tunneling sheath

Placement of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) is a procedure comprising many small steps. Difficulties and delays can arise when passing the distal shunt tubing down the distal tunneling sheath during surgery. The authors of this report describe a simple technique for quickly passing the distal ca...

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Published in:Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics, Vol. 14, No. 6 (2014), p. 662-4
Main Author: Downes, Angela E
Other Involved Persons: Vandergrift, William A ; Beckman, Joshua M ; Truong, Devon ; Tuite, Gerald F
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1933-0715
Item Description:Date Completed 25.01.2015
Date Revised 02.12.2018
published: Print-Electronic
Citation Status MEDLINE
Copyright: From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.3171/2014.9.PEDS14171
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