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shunt infection

Known as: infections shunt 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
OBJECT In a previous report by the same research group (Kestle et al., 2011), compliance with an 11-step protocol was shown to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND:Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt procedures have dramatically reduced the morbidity and mortality rates associated with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECT In recent years CSF shunt catheters impregnated with rifampicin and clindamycin have been introduced to the United Kingdom… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECT Implantation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunting devices is associated with a 5-15% risk of infection as cited in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECT Hydrocephalus is a common condition of childhood that usually requires insertion of a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND A case of colonic perforation by a ventriculoperitoneal shunt is presented in a patient with several previous… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
&NA; Results of skin cultures obtained before 413 of 505 operations for cerebrospinal fluid‐diverting ventricular shunt placement… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
A retrospective study of the management of patients with infected cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunts was undertaken, covering the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
The authors report the clinical and pathological findings in 201 procedures to revise malfunctioning ventriculoperitoneal shunts… Expand
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The authors report the incidence (2.7%) of shunt infection in a series of 778 consecutive shunt procedures. The management of… Expand
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