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VP shunt- CT Scan of Brain (Ventriculoperitoneal shunt photo collection)

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What is VP shunt ?
Diversion of CSF by means of a shunt placed between the ventricular system of Brain and the peritoneal cavity or right atrium may result in rapid relief of symptoms in obstructive hydrocephalus.


VP shunt- CT Scan of Brain

VP Shunt is a surgical treatment of Normal pressure hydrocephalus
Diagnostic clues:
Hydrocephalus with an enlarged fourth ventricle
Ventriculomegaly with absence of substantial sulcal atropy


VP shunt- CT Scan of Brain

Around 10 % of patients who have shunts  experience complications like seizures, infection and intracerebral  haemorrhages.


VP shunt- CT Scan of Brain


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