A 19-year-old male asked:
how does inserting a shunt in the brain not cause bleeding or damage
2 doctor answers
Dr. Stephen Southard answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine
It can: But in the well trained hands of a neurosurgeon, he/she should be able to minimize the risk of either. They utilize techniques that minimize trauma to the brain and it's vascular supply .... that's why their training is soo long.
Answered on Sep 1, 2015
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