Can using a peel-away sheath in shunt implantation prevent ventricular catheter obstruction?


ÇAMLAR M., ERŞAHİN Y., ÖZER F. D. , Sen F. , Orman M. N.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, cilt.27, ss.295-298, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 27 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00381-010-1226-7
  • Dergi Adı: CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.295-298

Özet

Shunt obstruction is the most common shunt complication. In 2003, Kehler et al. used peel-away sheath while implanting the ventricular catheter in 20 patients. They found less revision rate in the peel-away sheath group. We aimed to test the efficacy of this technique in cadavers.