Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
"Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Tubes inserted to create communication between a cerebral ventricle and the internal jugular vein. Their emplacement permits draining of cerebrospinal fluid for relief of hydrocephalus or other condition leading to fluid accumulation in the ventricles.
|Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
- Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
- Shunts, Cerebrospinal Fluid
- Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt
- Shunt, Cerebrospinal Fluid
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