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

@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 Galal Omran and Ciliu Zhang and Fei Yin and Jingping Liu},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2011},
  volume={28},
  pages={209-215}
}
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 grade IV TBMH from January 2006 to January 2011 in Xiangya Hospital, China. All patients were given VPS placement combined with medicine… CONTINUE READING
3 Extracted Citations
30 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Referenced Papers

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 30 references

review of 409 cases

  • YR Yadav, S Pande, VK Raina, shunts Singh M Lumboperitoneal
  • Neurol India 52:188–190 Childs Nerv Syst
  • 2012
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…