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Amy B US
I am om to 4 wonderful children. My oldest son Philip was born healthy or so we thought. At the... More
wheeliegirl Crewe, UK
I am a 43 year old single Mum from Cheshire,England.I have Idiopathic Intercranial Hypertension... More
jadiee-x Surrey, UK
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Jarrod and Jenny California
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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...
3 Tips for Summer Fun .... ... by passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook 3 Tips for Summer Fun .... Margie Hofer submitted the following tip for a tasty treat: Pineapple Power Meal Shake 2 servings Ingredients 3 scoops Power Meal 1 cup ice cold pineapple juice 1 ripe banana
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...
What is a shunt? by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook What Is a Hydrocephalus Shunt? A hydrocephalus shunt is a flexible but sturdy Silastic® (a type of silicone rubber) tube. A hydrocephalus shunt system consists of the shunt, a catheter, and a valve. One end...
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...
Where is the Right to Left shunt in TOF ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor The right to left shunt  in TOF  occurs by  which of the the following route... : 2   Most shunting occur by direct streaming of RV blood into Aorta . If the aortic  override...
first things first~our battle for a shunt placement by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook having a shunt placed. It was blatantly obvious that his head was disproportionately large at birth... eyes, I didn't realize the real necessity for the shunt. To me he was my beautiful baby, so aside...
4 Year Shunt Anniversary & Admission to Hospital by Sarah Patient Expert Yesterday was Violet's 4 Year Shunt Anniversary! As mentioned in last years post about her shunt anniversary this is a day we normally celebrate, as it is another year that has passed...
Liver shunt(dog) by heru m. Patient Expert Liver shunts are a congenital problem in some dogs. During gestation the placenta..., there is a shunt from the liver venous circulation to the arterial circulation. At birth, the pressure...
Can you remove your shunt? by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook 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...

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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