Case Report: A case report of dry tap during ventriculostomy


Pneumocephalus following ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt insertion is an exceptionally rare occurrence. We report such an event after attempting ventricular puncture (ventriculostomy) for VP shunt insertion and then discuss the management of the same. Dry tap can lead to multiple attempts for ventriculostomy with the associated added risks of complications… (More)
DOI: 10.12688/f1000research.6750.1


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@inproceedings{Munakomi2015CaseRA, title={Case Report: A case report of dry tap during ventriculostomy}, author={Sunil Munakomi and Binod Bhattarai and Guru Dutta Satyarthee and Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar and R{\'o}man Bosnjak and Guo-yi Gao}, booktitle={F1000Research}, year={2015} }