[Nephritis following shunt operation for hydrocephalus].

The ventriculo-atrial (VA) and ventriculo-peritoneal (VP) shunts implanted due to hypertensive hydrocephalus might get infected and be complicated by shunt nephritis. We reviewed the morphological changes in kidney retrospectively in the autopsy materials of our institute for the last 15 years after shunt implantation. Histological examination of the kidney… CONTINUE READING