Ventriculo-epiplooic shunt for Hydrocephalusby
of hydrocephalus. In ventriculo-epiplooic shunt the distal end of the catheter can be placed between the layers...-epiplooic shunt
Main indications for ventriculo-epiplooic shunt are hydrocephalus in patients with history...
What is a shunt?by
What Is a HydrocephalusShunt?
A hydrocephalusshunt is a flexible but sturdy Silastic® (a type of silicone rubber) tube. A hydrocephalusshunt system consists of the shunt, a catheter, and a valve. One end...
One of the first questions anyone with hydrocephalus ask another person with hydrocephalus is what type of shunt you have. I have a list of shunt types and their web sites on the right.
But the most common...
Some hydrocephalus informationby
in the US for hydrocephalus—that averages out to one every 13 minutes and over 100 every day.
■Shunt operations for hydrocephalus cost over $1 billion a year in the US.
■50% of shunted individuals require a revising operation...
Hydrocephalus around the Worldby
I found this story in one of my hydrocephalus groups. This one reminded me about my own doctor.
In 2003 Dr. McLanahan replaced a very faulty shunt for me shunt for me. I think I have blogged...
Can you remove your shunt?by
In very rare cases does hydrocephalus ever get to the point where it no longer needs a shunt or... I still did not know I had a condition. I had never heard of the word hydrocephalus.
I was shunted in 1983 nine...
3 Year Shunt Anniversaryby
her shunt revised.
Hydrocephalus is such an awful condition, I have lots of people say to me ”well...
Today is Violet's 3 Year Shunt Anniversary!
I know when I make these posts celebrating Violet...