Meta-analysis and systematic review of risk factors for shunt dependency after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

@article{Wilson2017MetaanalysisAS,
  title={Meta-analysis and systematic review of risk factors for shunt dependency after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.},
  author={Christopher D. Wilson and Sam Safavi-Abbasi and Hai Feng Sun and M Y S Kalani and Yan D. Zhao and Michael R. Levitt and Ricardo A. Hanel and Eric A Sauvageau and Timothy B Mapstone and F C Albuquerque and C G McDougall and Peter Nakaji and Robert F. Spetzler},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={126 2},
  pages={586-595}
}
OBJECTIVE Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) may be complicated by hydrocephalus in 6.5%-67% of cases. Some patients with aSAH develop shunt dependency, which is often managed by ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement. The objectives of this study were to review published risk factors for shunt dependency in patients with aSAH, determine the level of… CONTINUE READING