Role of ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery in grade IV tubercular meningitis with hydrocephalus

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Hydrocephalus is a common complication of tuberculous meningitis (TBM) in children. The role of ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) placement in grade IV patients is controversial. The aim of this study is to investigate the clinical value of VPS placement for patients with grade IV TBM with hydrocephalus (TBMH). This study was carried out on children with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00381-011-1572-0

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@article{Peng2011RoleOV, title={Role of ventriculoperitoneal shunt surgery in grade IV tubercular meningitis with hydrocephalus}, author={Jing Peng and Xiaolu Deng and Fang He and Ahmed Omran and Ciliu Zhang and Fei Yin and Jingping Liu}, journal={Child's Nervous System}, year={2011}, volume={28}, pages={209-215} }