Pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade after ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement: a case report

Insertion of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt is a common neurosurgical procedure in both adult and paediatric patients. It is one of the most important treatments in cases of hydrocephalus; however, there is a wide range of complications: the most common complication being a shunt infection, and exampl...

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Published in:Acta Neurochirurgica : The European Journal of Neurosurgery, Vol. 158, No. 10 (2016), p. 2019-2021
Main Author: Wiwattanadittakul, Natrujee
Other Involved Persons: Katanyuwong, Kamornwan ; Jetjumnong, Chumpon ; Sittiwangkul, Rekwan ; Makonkawkeyoon, Krit
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:0942-0940
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/s00701-016-2905-2
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