Laparoscopic surgery in children with ventriculoperitoneal shunts.

@article{Walker2000LaparoscopicSI,
  title={Laparoscopic surgery in children with ventriculoperitoneal shunts.},
  author={David H Walker and Jacob Charles Langer},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={1104-5}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Children with ventriculoperitoneal shunts may require laparoscopic surgery. The authors aimed to determine if this group of children are at greater risk for complications or technical problems. METHODS Children with ventriculoperitoneal shunts who underwent laparoscopic surgery between 1995 and 1998 were reviewed. In addition, the subset of children undergoing laparoscopic fundoplication were compared with the group of children without shunts who- had the same operation… CONTINUE READING
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