Urinary bladder perforation, intra-corporeal knotting, and per-urethral extrusion of ventriculoperitoneal shunt in a single patient: case report and review of literature

@article{Kataria2012UrinaryBP,
  title={Urinary bladder perforation, intra-corporeal knotting, and per-urethral extrusion of ventriculoperitoneal shunt in a single patient: case report and review of literature},
  author={Rashim Kataria and Virendra Deo Sinha and Sanjeev Chopra and Ashok Gupta and Nachiket Vyas},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2012},
  volume={29},
  pages={693-697}
}
Ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) surgery is the most common procedure performed for the treatment of hydrocephalus. Erosive bladder perforation by a peritoneal catheter is an extremely rare complication of VPS. Only ten cases involving the normal (non-augmented) urinary bladder have been reported so far. We report a case of erosive bladder perforation, intra-corporeal knot formation, and perurethral extrusion of the distal end of VPS. This is the second only case report so far in the world… CONTINUE READING
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