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I'm 45 have LP shunt for 15 years.Blocks frequently. Had 12 revisions. Placed in abdomen. Is there a specific place or way to prevent blockage?

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Dr. William Betts
Neurosurgery

In brief: LP shunts

Lp shunts are problematic and prone to needing revision.
I place multiple holes in the tubing and place the tubing in the bent down position. There are multiple problems with them and to a great extent there is some luck involved. What is the shunt treating?

In brief: LP shunts

Lp shunts are problematic and prone to needing revision.
I place multiple holes in the tubing and place the tubing in the bent down position. There are multiple problems with them and to a great extent there is some luck involved. What is the shunt treating?
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