ⓘ Lumbar–peritoneal shunt

                                     

ⓘ Lumbar–peritoneal shunt

A shunt is described as a tube, catheter or "surgically created anastomosis" and is designed to bypass or redirect bodily fluids from one point in the body to another.

  • Lumbar subcutaneous shunt LS shunt.
  • Lumbar–peritoneal shunt LP shunt.
                                     
  • shunts that drain fluid to the peritoneal cavity located in the upper abdomen are called ventriculoperitoneal VP shunts Lumbar - peritoneal shunt a
  • atriocaval shunt Blalock Taussig shunt cardiac shunt cerebral shunt Cimino shunt distal splenorenal shunt lumbar peritoneal shunt peritoneovenous shunt portosystemic
  • catheter, the end of which is usually placed in the peritoneal cavity. The main differences between shunts are usually in the materials used to construct them
  • neurohydrodynamic applications include the development of cerebral shunts lumbar - peritoneal shunts intrathecal pumps, neural drug delivery systems and various
  • space of the spine and have the CSF redirected to the peritoneal cavity lumbar - peritoneal shunt An alternative treatment for obstructive hydrocephalus
  • is usually a lumboperitoneal LP shunt which connects the subarachnoid space in the lumbar spine with the peritoneal cavity. Generally, a pressure valve
  • the peritoneal cavity. Adjustable valves allow fine - tuning of CSF drainage. NPH symptoms reportedly improve in 70 90 of patients with CSF shunt Risk - benefit
  • Hydrocephalus is usually treated through the insertion of a shunt such as a ventriculo - peritoneal shunt which diverts fluid to another part of the body. Idiopathic
  • and symptoms of portal hypertension include: Ascites free fluid in the peritoneal cavity Abdominal pain or tenderness when bacteria infect the ascites
  • enlargement, enlargement of the spleen, fluid accumulation within the peritoneal cavity, elevated liver enzymes, and eventually encephalopathy. The fulminant
  • extend to the second or third lumbar vertebra. Because its cells begin in the thoracolumbar division the thoracic and lumbar regions of the spinal cord