Complications
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Thursday, 27 March 2014 14:05
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In most cases, the shunts are intended to stay in place for life, though alterations or revisions might become necessary from time to time. The tube or catheter may become too short as the individual grows and an operation to lengthen it might be necessary. Occasionally, as with any implant, there can be mechanical failure. Also, it is important to be aware that problems can occur with blockage or infection of the shunt.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2014 12:04