Hydrocephalus- Treatment with the Use of Shunt

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Video shows the treatment of hydrocephalus using a ventricular catheter insertion. Hydrocephalus is a condition characterized by excessive production of CSF, which builds up in the brain. A ventricular catheter helps to evacuate the overflow of the cerebrospinal fluid from the brain.The catheter can be connected with an external bag or drain under skin into the abdomen to guarantee CSF diversion.

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