Multidisciplinary approach to cerebrospinal fluid shunt infection with an appeal for attention to details in assessment and standardization in reporting.


OBJECT The goal of this study was to evaluate the problems encountered in monitoring CSF shunt infection, including the collection, analysis, and reporting of data. The authors propose a system that would produce more accurate, and hence more meaningful, information on shunt infection than do the methodologies and customs now in common use. METHODS The… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2011.2.PEDS10304