Creation of ventriculo-peritoneal shunt

Known as: Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts, shunt ventriculoperitoneal, Shunt, Ventriculoperitoneal 
Surgical creation of a communication between a cerebral ventricle and the peritoneum by means of a plastic tube to permit drainage of cerebrospinal… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
OBJECTIVES To assess the 1-year outcome after shunt surgery in patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
The specificity of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) dynamics in the immature brain still remains unknown. In our data previously… (More)
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2004
2004
OBJECT Death after ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt surgery is uncommon, and therefore it has been difficult to study. The authors… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE Microsurgical resection or ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement was for a long time the only means of treatment for… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
BACKGROUND Colloid cyst of the third ventricle is a relatively rare intracranial tumor. It generates tremendous interest for the… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The best surgical strategy for treating patients with pineal tumours presenting with acute hydrocephalus remains undermined… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Despite the fact that ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion is the most commonly performed surgical operation in the pediatric… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Seventy four consecutive patients diagnosed as normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) and operated with a ventriculo-peritoneal… (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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1967
Highly Cited
1967
ETWEEN 1950 and 1957, we performed a number of polyethylene tubing ventriculo-peritoneal shunts. The results were ahnost… (More)
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