shunt infection

Known as: infections shunt 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2009
2009
OBJECT In recent years CSF shunt catheters impregnated with rifampicin and clindamycin have been introduced to the United Kingdom… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECT Implantation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunting devices is associated with a 5-15% risk of infection as cited in… (More)
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2007
2007
Antibiotic impregnated shunt catheters have emerged as a promising tool against the continuing challenge of shunt infection. We… (More)
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND Shunt infection in hydrocephalus patients is a severe, even life-threatening complication. Antibiotic-impregnated… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECT Hydrocephalus is a common condition of childhood that usually requires insertion of a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt… (More)
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1996
1996
Ventriculo-peritoneal shunt malfunction may be caused by shunt infection which may not be clinically apparent as the cause of the… (More)
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1993
1993
In an attempt to reduce the rate of shunt infection a new protocol for shunt surgery was introduced on July 1. 1988 at The… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
There are distinct clinical situations in which the various methods of treatment are generally used: 1. Medical therapy may be… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
The authors report the clinical and pathological findings in 201 procedures to revise malfunctioning ventriculoperitoneal shunts… (More)
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1979
1979
The authors report the incidence (2.7%) of shunt infection in a series of 778 consecutive shunt procedures. The management of… (More)
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