Intramuscular Migration of Venous Catheter as a Rare Complication of Ventriculoatrial Shunt: Case Report and Literature Review.

@article{Hung2017IntramuscularMO,
  title={Intramuscular Migration of Venous Catheter as a Rare Complication of Ventriculoatrial Shunt: Case Report and Literature Review.},
  author={Cheng-Che Hung and Hao-Yu Chuang and H Lin and Yen-Tse Chu and Cheng Hsin Cheng},
  journal={Journal of neurological surgery. Part A, Central European neurosurgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={78 4},
  pages={412-416}
}
The most common procedure to manage hydrocephalus is a ventriculoperitoneal shunt. Other alternatives include a ventriculoatrial (VA) shunt, ventriculopleural shunt, lumboperitoneal shunt, or ventriculocisternal shunt. The VA shunt is a relatively rare procedure for hydrocephalus. As reported, several complications of VA shunt include obstructions… CONTINUE READING