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Shunt Systems | Hydrocephalus Association
Shunt System Components. A shunt provides an alternative fluid pathway through which CSF bypasses an obstruction(s) in the fluid compartments of the brain, and acts ...
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: Procedure, Recovery, and Risks
A ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt is a medical device that relieves pressure on the brain caused by fluid accumulation. VP shunting is a surgical procedure that ...
Complications of Shunt Systems | Hydrocephalus Association
Hydrocephalus can be treated with a shunt system, and this treatment often includes complications. An estimated 50% of shunts in the pediatric population fail
Shunt | definition of shunt by Medical dictionary
shunt [shunt] 1. to turn to one side; to divert; to bypass. 2. a passage or anastomosis between two natural channels, especially between blood vessels. Such ...
Shunt (medical) - Wikipedia
In medicine, a shunt is a hole or a small passage which moves, or allows movement of, fluid from one part of the body to another. The term may describe either ...
Medical Definition of Shunt - MedicineNet
Shunt: 1) To move a body fluid, such as cerebrospinal fluid, from one place to another. 2) A catheter (tube) that carries cerebrospinal fluid from a ventricle in the ...
Ventriculoperitoneal shunting: MedlinePlus Medical ...
Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Ventriculoperitoneal shunting
Shunt Procedure | Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, MD
A shunt is a hollow tube surgically placed in the brain (or occasionally in the spine) to help drain cerebrospinal fluid and redirect it to another location in the ...
Brain Shunt | Beaumont Health
A brain shunt is a narrow piece of tubing that is inserted into the brain in the fluid-filled ventricle. The tubing is then passed under the skin into another area of ...
Shunt | Define Shunt at Dictionary.com
Shunt definition, to shove or turn (someone or something) aside or out of the way. See more.