Peritoneovenous Shunts

Known as: peritoneal shunt, SHUNT, PERITONEAL, peritoneovenous shunting 
A peritoneo-venous shunt is an implanted device that consists of a catheter and a pressure activated one-way valve. The catheter is implanted with… (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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1999
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1999
OBJECTIVE To study the efficacy of gastric surgery-induced weight loss for the treatment of pseudotumor cerebri (PTC). SUMMARY… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
The relation between blood and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) concentrations of cortisol, dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), and its… (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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1989
Highly Cited
1989
The optimal management of severe ascites in patients with alcoholic cirrhosis has not been defined. in a 5 1/2-year study, we… (More)
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1988
1988
Twenty-three patients with chronic papilledema associated with pseudotumor cerebri underwent "modified" optic nerve sheath… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
Twenty-seven patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus were operated upon by a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt. Selection for shunt… (More)
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1977
1977
The peritoneovenous shunt of LeVeen can be safely performed under local anesthesia in patients with advanced cirrhosis and… (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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