"Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Surgical creation of a communication between a cerebral ventricle and the peritoneum by means of a plastic tube to permit drainage of cerebrospinal fluid for relief of hydrocephalus. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
- Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
- Shunt, Ventriculoperitoneal
- Shunts, Ventriculoperitoneal
- Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts
- Ventriculo-peritoneal Shunt
- Shunt, Ventriculo-peritoneal
- Shunts, Ventriculo-peritoneal
- Ventriculo peritoneal Shunt
- Ventriculo-peritoneal Shunts
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt" by people in Profiles.
Practice Patterns of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Placement in Academic and Community Settings: A National Survey of Practicing Neurosurgeons. World Neurosurg. 2022 08; 164:e263-e270.
Endoscopic Placement of Fourth Ventricular Catheter Using Seldinger Technique: Description of Technique and Case Series. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2021 09 15; 21(4):E304-E308.
A multicenter retrospective study of heterogeneous tissue aggregates obstructing ventricular catheters explanted from patients with hydrocephalus. Fluids Barriers CNS. 2021 Jul 21; 18(1):33.
Robot-guided Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt in Slit-like Ventricles. Neurol India. 2021 Mar-Apr; 69(2):446-450.
Quantitative Modeling of External Ventricular Drain Output to Predict Shunt Dependency in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Cohort Study. Neurocrit Care. 2020 08; 33(1):218-229.
Management of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Variation in Clinical Practice and Unmet Need for Follow-up among Survivors-A Single-Center Perspective. World Neurosurg. 2020 07; 139:e608-e617.
Management of Choroid Plexus Tumors in Infants and Young Children Up to 4 Years of Age: An Institutional Experience. World Neurosurg. 2019 Jan; 121:e237-e245.
If It's Not Broken, Should We Fix It? Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Catheter Contributing to Closed-Loop Small Bowel Obstruction in a Pediatric Patient with Ileostomy. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2018; 53(3):209-210.
Risk of failure in pediatric ventriculoperitoneal shunts placed after abdominal surgery. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 May; 19(5):571-577.
Novel approach to supine positioning for infants with spinal neural tube defects. Paediatr Anaesth. 2017 Feb; 27(2):211-212.