Cerebrospinal fluid shunts procedure

Known as: Shunts, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts, Shunt, Cerebrospinal Fluid 
Tubes inserted to create communication between a cerebral ventricle and the internal jugular vein. Their emplacement permits draining of… (More)
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1963-2018
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2009
2009
OBJECT Reported rates of CSF shunt infection vary widely across studies. The study objective was to determine the CSF shunt… (More)
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2004
2004
OBJECT Despite improved therapeutic strategies and better diagnostic techniques in the management of pediatric hydrocephalus… (More)
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2002
2002
BACKGROUND Cerebrospinal fluid shunts transfer cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from the lateral ventricles in the brain to the… (More)
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1998
1998
Ventricular cerebrospinal fluid shunt infections with Propionibacterium acnes are generally low-grade, indolent infections… (More)
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1997
1997
This study determined the protective effect of antibacterial processing of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt catheters against… (More)
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1994
1994
The value of antibiotic prophylaxis for clean neurosurgical procedures without the implantation of a foreign body has been… (More)
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1992
1992
The aim of this study was to find reasons for the high incidence of cerebrospinal fluid shunt infections seen in neonates. Four… (More)
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1987
1987
There is no unanimity at present concerning the best method of treatment of cerebrospinal fluid shunt-related infections. The… (More)
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1987
1987
We collected and characterized 85 strains of coagulase-negative staphylococci (51 pathogens and 34 contaminants) from… (More)
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1975
Highly Cited
1975
During a 10-year period shunt infections occurred in 27% of the 289 hydrocephalic patients who had cerebrospinal fluid shunts… (More)
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