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What is a shunt? by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook flow and regulates the CSF flow rate. Possible Complications of Shunts for Hydrocephalus Hydrocephalus shunts are not perfect devices. Possible complications of shunts in treatment of hydrocephalus...
Can you remove your shunt? by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook with a lot of complications. My complications have been happening since 2002. I now have my shunt. I know I'm... In very rare cases does hydrocephalus ever get to the point where it no longer needs a shunt or...
Spina Bifida Complications Reduced by Surgery on Fetus by MedNews Patient Expert , greatly reduces the need to divert, or shunt, fluid away from the brain, according to a recent study... in the brain. The resultant fluid buildup can be life-threatening, and so a tube, or shunt, is inserted...
Complications of hydrocephalus by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook and staying vigilant about potential life-threatening complications. Most problems associated with shunting or... checked than to leave it unattended. Remember, although shunt complications can be very serious...
Ventriculo-epiplooic shunt for Hydrocephalus by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook shunts), and possible complications. MATHERIAL & METHODS We performed experiment ventriculo-epiplooic... of abdominal surgery, multiple shunt revisions, multiple previous abdominal complications (multiple CSF...
Life-Threatening Complications of Hydrocephalus by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook of a shunt or an ETV ; but rarely does either treatment last a lifetime without complications. A critical...-threatening complications. Most problems associated with shunting or ETV occur weeks or even years...
What is a programmable shunt? by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook of complications with their shunts lately and I don't recomend for any one. It was the one I had to live... of a shunt that programmed with a magnet? My first response was... HUH?? Then I read some of the comments...
Average life of a shunt by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook I have recently heard the average life of a shunt is 10 years. But my first one worked for 20... to come very soon). I have several friends that have had working shunts for 25 plus years. It is very easy to live a fairly normal life...
Hydrocephalus and Treatment: Shunts and Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Ventriculostomy and Shunts for Ependymomas Complications from Ventriculostomy and Shunts Treatment... 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 no doubt about it, this simple looking contraption saves lives... pre-shunt, post-shunt, and all smiles now! In the world of medicine, a shunt is a narrow tube that moves the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF...

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