How to get rid of the shunt: a comment
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- Haase, J. Child's Nerv Syst (1994) 10: 340. doi:10.1007/BF00335175
The aspects to be considered before removal of a shunt placed earlier for treatment of hydrocephalus are reviewed. The methods proposed so far for determination of whether a shunt is still needed are described. Their low reliability is stressed, as are the risk inherent in shunt removal.