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What causes a shunt malfunction in hydrocephalic patients?
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Dr. Frank Mayo
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Blockage by material
A shunt may accumulate proteinaceous material on it inner diameter .
Slow flow may also cause clotting of the shunt.

In brief: Blockage by material
A shunt may accumulate proteinaceous material on it inner diameter .
Slow flow may also cause clotting of the shunt.
Dr. Frank Mayo
Dr. Frank Mayo
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Dr. Daniel Zanger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Shunt
A vp shunt can malfunction due to a kink in the catheter or possible mal positioning in the abdomen.

In brief: Shunt
A vp shunt can malfunction due to a kink in the catheter or possible mal positioning in the abdomen.
Dr. Daniel Zanger
Dr. Daniel Zanger
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