Iatrogenic and infectious complications

David A. Chesler, George I. Jallo

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Abstract

Endoscopy management for hydrocphalus has made significant advances since the advent of this technology. There have been refinements in the size of the endoscope, the optics and magnification. Although the endoscope is a safe instrument there are some associated complications which are not seen in traditional shunt systems. This chapter will describe the potential complications in the endoscopic treatment of hydrocepahlus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComplications of CSF Shunting in Hydrocephalus
Subtitle of host publicationPrevention, Identification, and Management
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages269-275
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9783319099613
ISBN (Print)9783319099606
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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