Umbilical perforation: an unusual complication of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt


Eser O., Dogru Ö. , Aslan A., Kundak A. A.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, cilt.22, ss.1509-1510, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 22 Konu: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00381-006-0156-x
  • Dergi Adı: CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1509-1510

Özet

Introduction Ventriculoperitoneal shunt operations are the most common pediatric neurosurgical procedures in the treatment of hydrocephalus. However, ventricular shunting is frequently associated with a wide variety of complications. Umbilical perforation is an extremely rare complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunts.