By Concezio Di Rocco, Mehmet Turgut, George Jallo, Juan F. Martínez-Lage

Written and edited by means of prime foreign experts within the box, this e-book presents an in-depth evaluate of information of problems of CSF shunting, with emphasis on prevention, identity, and administration. It covers the complete variety of shunt-related problems and a number of the linked adversarial results that stay universal regardless of major advancements in imaging strategies and healing tools. The chapters are prepared into components: issues of extrathecal CSF shunt units and problems of endoscopy. as well as supplying clinicians and investigators with the main pertinent present proof, the e-book appears to be like ahead to destiny components of hydrocephalus learn and to leading edge healing philosophies. This complete reference ebook may be a fantastic resource for neurosurgeons looking either easy and extra refined details and strategies on the subject of the issues linked to CSF shunting.

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4 Magnetic Resonance Imaging . . . . . . 5 Radionuclide Shunt Studies . . . . . . 10 Distal Obstruction . . . . . . . . . . Pneumothorax and Subcutaneous Emphysema . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hydrothorax (Pleural Effusion) . . . . . Fibrothorax . . . . . . . . . . . . . Complications Related to Shunt Variants . Tricuspid Valve Pathology . . . . . . . Thromboembolic Disease and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension . . . . Abdominal Complications .

Pneumocephalus . . . . . . . . . . . Other Complications . . . . . . . . . 1 Intracranial Complications of CSF Shunts . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Acute–Subacute Complications . . . . . 2 Chronic Complications . . . . . . . . 3 Normal Imaging Appearance of CSF Shunts . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Ventricular Shunts . . . . . . . . . . 2 Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy. . . . 6 Extracranial Complications of CSF Shunts . . . . . . . .

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