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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… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Standards and Practice Guidelines Committee collaborated with partner… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECT Quality improvement techniques are being implemented in many areas of medicine. In an effort to reduce the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECT Reported rates of CSF shunt infection vary widely across studies. The study objective was to determine the CSF shunt… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
SummaryPostoperative infections are major complications of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunting in the treatment of hydrocephalus… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
SummaryShunt complications and revisions are common in hydrocephalic patients treated with a ventriculo-atrial or a ventriculo… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The aim of this study was to find reasons for the high incidence of cerebrospinal fluid shunt infections seen in neonates. Four… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A total of 431 patients who underwent their first cerebrospinal fluid shunt insertion at Children's Memorial Hospital over a 10… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Thirty patients who met the rigid criteria for a prospective randomized study of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt infections… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The authors have retrospectively analyzed 840 cerebrospinal fluid shunting procedures over a 25-year period to determine the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
During a 10-year period shunt infections occurred in 27% of the 289 hydrocephalic patients who had cerebrospinal fluid shunts… Expand
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