ventriculoperitoneal


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ventriculoperitoneal

Pert. to the peritoneum and the ventricles of the brain.
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Rapid resolution of an acute subdural hematoma by increasing the shunt valve pressure in a 63-year-old man with normal-pressure hydrocephalus with a ventriculoperitoneal shunt: a case report and literature review.
Endoscopic third ventriculostomy versus ventriculoperitoneal shunt in pediatric patients: A decision analysis.
Limited data exists in literature describing the use of ventriculoperitoneal shunt or endoscopic third ventriculostomy as a CSF diversion method for obstructive hydrocephalus.2-5 Reports are also present on communicating hydrocephalus in the setting of leptomeningeal disease and high grade gliomas.4-7 Lumboperitoneal shunting has also been described.8
The main surgical strategy to manage this problem is the placement of Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt.
En los 47 dias previos a la derivacion ventriculoperitoneal, MCT presento perdida del control de esfinteres y la movilidad en miembros inferiores.
Ventriculoperitoneal shunt in post tubercular hydrocephalus.
It could be commonly caused by air escaping into the intracranial space after head traumas or during some surgical managements, such posterior fossa surgeries in the sitting position, evacuation of a subdural hematoma, anesthesia with nitrous oxide, ventriculoperitoneal (V/P) shunt application, paranasal sinus surgery, and lumbar drainage (1, 2).
The baby was planned to be surgically treated for hydrocephalus, and myelomeningocele sac excision, closure of the skin defect, and placement of a ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt were planned (Figure 2a).
The clinic has top vets and surgeons on board and their expertise will be put to test next week when they perform a brain surgery on a four-month-old puppy using ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt placement.