Avoidable factors that contribute to the complications of ventriculoperitoneal shunt in childhood hydrocephalus

A personal series of 80 consecutive children who underwent ventriculoperitoneal shunting for hydrocephalus has been followed up for a period of from 6 months to 6.5 years. Complications occurred in 8 patients; these included partial occlusion of the ventricular catheter in 2, infection in 2, periton...

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Published in:Child's Nervous System, Vol. 6, No. 6 (1990), p. 346-349
Main Author: Rashid Choudhury, A.
Format: electronic Article
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