|Title:||Using a burr hole valve prevents proximal shunt failure in infants and toddlers||Authors:||Hsu, Chiu-Hao
|Keywords:||HR = hazard ratio; IICP = increased intracranial pressure; VP = ventriculoperitoneal; burr hole valve; hydrocephalus; pediatric; proximal shunt failure; ventricular catheter; ventriculoperitoneal shunt||Issue Date:||28-Jun-2019||Publisher:||AMER ASSOC NEUROLOGICAL SURGEONS||Journal Volume:||24||Journal Issue:||3||Start page/Pages:||315||Source:||Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics||Abstract:||
Proximal malfunction is the most common cause of ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt failure in young children. In this study, the authors sought to determine factors that affect the migration rate of ventricular catheters in hydrocephalic children who undergo shunt implantation in the first 3 years of life.
Article; brain ventricle peritoneum shunt; catheter migration; child; female; follow up; human; hydrocephalus; infant; major clinical study; male; medical record review; neuroimaging; preschool child; priority journal; shunt failure; surgical technique; treatment outcome
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