Shunt Surgery or CSF Diversion Surgery

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The best care

Some patients present with headache , vomiting, blurring of vision acutely or over few days duration are diagnosed with hydrocephalus. It is a condition where CSF (brain water) channels are either blocked or there is over production of CSF.

Different etiologies are there, but in acute situation a CSF diversion surgery (shunt) is being done, which decrease the risk to life or vision. Based on further investigation treatment is continued.

 

We do all type of shunts (programmable, non programmable, VP-MP, LP shunt) regularly in our centre.

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