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Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Procedure description A ventriculoperitoneal shunt is used to take excess fluid from the ventricles (fluid filled cavities) within the brain, and "shunt" or divert it to the abdomen for absorption...
Ventriculo-epiplooic shunt for Hydrocephalus by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook ). Indications for intravascular shunt are extensive peritoneal adherences, multiple shunt dysfunctions secondary... bacteria, low grade sepsis, mute clinical peritonitis, history of multiple shunt revisions, history...
What is a shunt? by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook What is a Shunt? Shunt systems come in a variety of models but always have two similar... to either the abdominal cavity or right atrium, and a shunt that regulates the pressure or flow of CSF from the ventricles...
Shunt types by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from the ventricular system into the heart. ventriculo-peritoneal (VP) shunts... 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...
Hydrocephalus and Treatment: Shunts and Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook (the peritoneum). This is called a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt (VP shunt). Shunt... is the insertion of a shunt. The shunt works by moving fluid from an area where there is too much CSF to an area...
I love someone with a shunt... by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook , the most common being the abdomen or peritoneum (belly) with a ventriculo-peritoneal (VP) shunt... no doubt about it, this simple looking contraption saves lives... pre-shunt, post-shunt...
3 Year Shunt Anniversary by Sarah Patient Expert Today is Violet's 3 Year Shunt Anniversary! I know when I make these posts celebrating Violet’s Shunt Anniversaries some people may wonder why. To us it's such an important date, as it's...
Myths about Peritoneal Dialysis by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) is a form of dialysis that can be done at home, has fewer diet and fluid... I would prefer , medical constraints notwithstanding, I would say Peritoneal Dialysis without thinking...
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What is Peritoneal Cancer? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Peritoneal cancer is a rare cancer that develops in the peritoneum.  It is most common in females... of Peritoneal Cancer The cause of peritoneal cancer is unknown.  A small number of cases have been associated...

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Treatment ... to remove the tumor may be carried out. For all other causes, a shunt operation may be required. A shunt is a thin tube tha ... » Read on
Prevention ... e a cochlear implant fitted, or have a CSF shunt fitted (drains fluid around your brain). ... » Read on