volume 27, issue 4, P505-508 2013
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.771135
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Abstract: We describe the re-siting of ventriculoperitoneal shunts to the gallbladder in two children. The first child had a rare case of hydrocephalus associated with plasminogen deficiency. She had had multiple VP shunt revisions due to non-absorption of CSF from the peritoneum. The second had craniopharyngioma-related hydrocephalus with once again a non-absorbing peritoneum. We report no surgical complications in the revisions for both the cases, and there has been a subsequent follow-up of 46 and 28 months, respecti…

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