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Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook Procedure description A ventriculoperitoneal shunt is used to take excess fluid... hydrocephalus (NPH). Regardless of the reason for the hydrocephalus, a ventriculoperitoneal shunt allows...
Ventriculo-epiplooic shunt for Hydrocephalus by monicad1974 Patient ExpertFacebook drainages are mainly represented by ventriculoperitoneal shunt, ventriculoatrial shunt and lumboperitoneal... is ventriculoperitoneal shunt, used in more than 90% of patients. The first ventriculoperitoneal shunt was done by Kausch...
first things first~our battle for a shunt placement by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook and a half surgery to have a Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt placed. *let me point out, although we were sure... having a shunt placed. It was blatantly obvious that his head was disproportionately large at birth...
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...
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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...
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...

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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