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Is there any way to stop needing your vp shunt ever?
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
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In brief: No
If you require a ventriculoperitoneal shunt, it will not be for a reversible condition except in a few circumstances.
There are times when they can be removed but this is again unusual.

In brief: No
If you require a ventriculoperitoneal shunt, it will not be for a reversible condition except in a few circumstances.
There are times when they can be removed but this is again unusual.
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