World Neurosurgery 2021 DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.08.225 View full text
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Mustafa Güdük, Ahmet Akbaş, Mürüvvet Ayten Tüzünalp, Gürkan Berikol, Murat Şakir Ekşi

Abstract: Background Shunt complications are common despite advances in surgical techniques and shunting technology. Proximal and/or distal catheter malfunctions are detected in pediatric and adult patients. However, valve dysfunction is rare in such cases. Case Description A 24-year-old woman presented with a history of ventriculostomy and ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) secondary to hydrocephalus concomitant with Dandy-Walker syndrome. She has had undulant headache and vision …

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