Intraabdominal Pressure: Is it a Cause of Shunt Dysfunction? A Pediatric Case Report


BULDUK E. B. , ÇELTİKÇİ E.

Gazi Medical Journal, cilt.29, sa.1, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Vaka Takdimi
  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.12996/gmj.2018.18
  • Dergi Adı: Gazi Medical Journal

Özet

Ventriculoperitoneal shunting is the most common and most effective method to resolve hydrocephalus. A dysfunctioning shunt is a cold fact and beginning of cascades of various problems for every neurosurgeon. In this article we discussed probable mechanisms of shunt dysfunction due to an abdominopelvic problem which is treated by a basic indwelling urinary catheter in a 14 year old boy.