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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1993;22(5): 666-671.
Ventriculoureteral Shunt Operation for Treatment of Recurrent Abdominal Pseudocyst Complicating Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: Case Report and Technical Note.
Ryoong Huh, Won Han Shin, Kyu Lee, Soon Kwan Choi, Bark Jang Byun, Min Eui Kim, Chul Moon, In Soo Lee
1Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Seoul, Korea.
3Department of General Surgery, College of Medicine, Soonchunhyang University, Seoul, Korea.
4Department of Neurosurgery, Taejeon Joongang Hospital, Taejeon, Korea.
We report a case of ventriculoureteral shunt to reise malfunctioning ventriculoperitoneal shunt in a 30-year-old man. The patient had 4 times recurrent pseudocyst filled with cerebrospinal fluid caused by complications at the distal end of the abdominal catheter. The presence of an abdominal pseudocyst can be detected by performing an ultrasound examination of the abdomen. We shall describe the operative technique of the ventriculoureteral shunt procedure without nephrectomy by reimplantation of the ureter and a psoas hitch.
Key Words: Ventriculoperitoneal shunt; Pseudocyst; Shunt malfunction; Ventriculoureteral shunt; Psoas hitch
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