Ventriculo-peritoneal shunts can cause liver injury, juxta and intrahepatic pseudocysts: imaging findings and review of literature.

@article{Verma2012VentriculoperitonealSC,
  title={Ventriculo-peritoneal shunts can cause liver injury, juxta and intrahepatic pseudocysts: imaging findings and review of literature.},
  author={Ashish Verma and S Mohan and Archana Gupta},
  journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={114 4},
  pages={389-91}
}
Ventriculo-peritoneal (VP) shunt insertion is the standard treatent for hydrocephalus in the present day neurosurgical practice. sually a safe procedure in the hands of an experienced surgeon this an occasionally get complicated [1]. Formation of an abdominal seudocyst is a rare but important complication with an incidence anging between 1 and 4.5%. In 1954, Harsh first described a perimbilical pseudocyst as a complication of ventriculo-peritoneal hunt [2]; other complications include… CONTINUE READING