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What is a shunt?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Shunt

A shunt is a structure or device that transfers body fluid or blood from one area of the body to another area.
For example shunts are fashioned to relieve high pressure areas of cerebro spinal fluid by shunting the fluid away to low pressure areas.

In brief: Shunt

A shunt is a structure or device that transfers body fluid or blood from one area of the body to another area.
For example shunts are fashioned to relieve high pressure areas of cerebro spinal fluid by shunting the fluid away to low pressure areas.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It is just a detour

It is a short circuit or detour for flow of blood or other fluid either natural or artificial.

In brief: It is just a detour

It is a short circuit or detour for flow of blood or other fluid either natural or artificial.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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