Ventriculo-subgaleal shunt: Evaluation by computed tomography
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Ventriculo-subgaleal shunting was used for temporary decompression of hypertensive hydrocephalus. Pre- and post-shunt computed tomography was utilized in five cases as a method for detecting complications and determining shunt function. A clear-cut clinical improvement and stabilization followed the subgaleal diversion, but nevertheless usually only a mild decrease in ventricular size was demonstrated after shunting.
KeywordsHydrocephalus subgaleal shunt CSF diversion computed tomography
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