Treatment of cerebrospinal fluid shunting complications in a Nigerian neurosurgery programme. Case illustrations and review.

@article{Komolafe2008TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of cerebrospinal fluid shunting complications in a Nigerian neurosurgery programme. Case illustrations and review.},
  author={Edward Oluwole Komolafe and Augustine Abiodun Adeolu and Morenikeji Adeyoyin Komolafe},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={36-42}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS For a century since the first cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt surgery, ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt insertion for the treatment of hydrocephalus has routinely been performed. A lot of common and rare complications following this procedure have been reported in 24-47% of the cases. The aim of this paper was to present our experience with the treatment of hydrocephalus in our centre and highlight our management of two unusual complications with the available resources… CONTINUE READING

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