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How do you know if a vp shunt comes out in your stomach?

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Dr. Tung Nguyen
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Not in the stomach

Vp shunts typically are placed in the abdominal, or peritoneal cavity.
That can be seen on x-ray or ct scan. It should not be in the stomach or bowel. If it really is in the stomach, the shunt may not work properly, or get infected.

In brief: Not in the stomach

Vp shunts typically are placed in the abdominal, or peritoneal cavity.
That can be seen on x-ray or ct scan. It should not be in the stomach or bowel. If it really is in the stomach, the shunt may not work properly, or get infected.
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