Management of hydrocephalus in infants by using shunts with adjustable valves.

Abstract

OBJECT Previous reports suggest that the use of adjustable differential-pressure valves may improve shunt performance. The absence of a flow- or siphon-controlled mechanism, however, is a concern. The goal of this prospective study was to assess the efficacy of valve adjustments in preventing slitlike ventricles in children < 6 months old after the first… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/PED/2008/2/7/014

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