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Title Complications of CSF shunting in hydrocephalus : prevention, identification, and management / Concezio Di Rocco, Mehmet Turgut, George Jallo, Juan F. Martínez-Lage, editors.

Publication Info. Cham [Switzerland] : Springer, [2015]


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contents Introduction: General introduction : why they exist, incidence, social and economic costs, and quality of life -- Clinical manifestations of CSF shunt complications -- Neuroimaging in CSF shunt complications. Complications of extrathecal CSF shunts: Introduction : the use of extrathecal CSF shunts, optional vs mandatory, unavoidable complications -- Iatrogenic complications of CSF shunting -- Complications related to the choice of the CSF shunt device -- Functional complications : hyperdrainage -- Mechanical complications of shunts -- Infective complications -- Posthemorrhagic and postinflammatory complications -- Complications related to the type of hydrocephalus : normal pressure hydrocephalus -- Complications specific to the type of CSF shunt : atrial shunt -- Complications of peritoneal shunts -- Complications specific to lumboperitoneal shunt -- Complications specific to pleural type of CSF shunt -- Complications specific to rare type procedures of CSF shunting -- Cranio-cerebral disproportion as a late complication -- Epilepsy as a late complication. Complications of intrathecal shunts-endoscopic treatment: Introduction : the changed epidemiology of CSF shunt complications, failures versus complications -- Iatrogenic and infective complications -- CSF fistulae as a complication due to insufficient correction of the altered CSF dynamics -- Subdural collections : hygroma and haematoma -- Complications related to endoscopic fenestration in loculated hydrocephalus -- Late failures.
Summary Written and edited by leading international authorities in the field, this book provides an in-depth review of knowledge of complications of CSF shunting, with emphasis on prevention, identification, and management. It covers the full range of shunt-related complications and the various associated adverse consequences that remain common despite significant improvements in imaging techniques and therapeutic methods. The chapters are organized into three parts: introduction, complications of extrathecal CSF shunt devices, and complications of endoscopy. In addition to providing clinicians and investigators with the most pertinent current evidence, the book looks forward to future areas of hydrocephalus research and to innovative therapeutic philosophies. This comprehensive reference book will be an ideal source for neurosurgeons seeking both basic and more sophisticated information and procedures relating to the complications associated with CSF shunting. It will also contribute in overcoming the problem of lack of knowledge of basic fluid dynamics and workings of the shunts ? knowledge that is essential for optimal care of hydrocephalic patients.
Subject Cerebrospinal fluid shunts.
Brain -- Surgery.
MEDICAL / Surgery / General.
Brain -- Surgery. (OCoLC)fst00837672
Cerebrospinal fluid shunts. (OCoLC)fst00851360
Hydrocephalus. (OCoLC)fst00964860
Nervous system -- Surgery.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Di Rocco, C. (Concezio), editor of compilation.
Turgut, Mehmet, editor of compilation.
Jallo, George I., editor of compilation.
Martínez-Lage, Juan F., editor of compilation.
Other Form: Original 3319099604 9783319099606 (OCoLC)884539060
Standard No. 10.1007/978-3-319-09961-3 doi
ISBN 9783319099613 (electronic bk.)
3319099612 (electronic bk.)
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