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Ventriculoperitoneal shunt - series

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Aftercare

Overview

Ventriculoperitoneal shunting is often crucial for preventing serious brain damage in children with hydrocephalus. Common problems associated with VP shunts include shunt malfunction and shunt infection. Shunts are generally left in place for many years if they function without problems.

Update Date 12/13/2011

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