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Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt

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)
Also Known As:
Ventriculo-peritoneal Shunt; Shunt, Ventriculo-peritoneal; Shunt, Ventriculoperitoneal; Shunts, Ventriculo-peritoneal; Shunts, Ventriculoperitoneal; Ventriculo peritoneal Shunt; Ventriculo-peritoneal Shunts; Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts
Networked: 1927 relevant articles (67 outcomes, 81 trials/studies)

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Nanda, Anil: 9 articles (01/2014 - 07/2005)
2. Bollam, Papireddy: 7 articles (02/2014 - 02/2009)
3. Reddy, G Kesava: 7 articles (02/2014 - 06/2011)
4. Nakaji, Peter: 6 articles (03/2015 - 04/2007)
5. Caldito, Gloria: 6 articles (02/2014 - 02/2009)
6. Lunsford, L Dade: 6 articles (12/2013 - 01/2002)
7. Flickinger, John C: 6 articles (12/2013 - 01/2002)
8. Kondziolka, Douglas: 6 articles (12/2013 - 01/2002)
9. Nejat, Farideh: 6 articles (05/2012 - 11/2005)
10. Agrawal, Deepak: 6 articles (11/2010 - 05/2005)

Related Diseases

1. Hydrocephalus (Hydrocephaly)
2. Infection
3. Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
4. Headache (Headaches)
5. Cysts

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Vancomycin
2. linezolid (Zyvox)
3. Steroids
4. Streptomycin (Streptomycin Sulfate)
5. Silver
6. Ceftriaxone (Ceftriaxon)
7. Prednisone (Sone)
8. Polypropylenes (Polypropylene)
9. Polymers
10. Polyethylene Glycols (Polyethylene Glycol)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Catheters
2. Ventriculostomy
3. Craniotomy
4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
5. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement)