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How often are there complications during shunt placement for hydrocephalus?

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Dr. Igor Yusupov
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not often

Shunt placement procedure is usually safe.
Malplacement, small amount of bleeding could rarely occur. It's important to note that 50% of shunts will fail in the first 2 years and will need to be revised.

In brief: Not often

Shunt placement procedure is usually safe.
Malplacement, small amount of bleeding could rarely occur. It's important to note that 50% of shunts will fail in the first 2 years and will need to be revised.
Dr. Igor Yusupov
Dr. Igor Yusupov
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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Safe

Very safe procedure -- rarely have problem.

In brief: Safe

Very safe procedure -- rarely have problem.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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