Laparoscopic-assisted distal ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement.
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Feb 01, 1998
In patients with intra-abdominal adhesions, obesity, or distorted abdominal anatomy, laparoscopic-aided distal shunt insertion increases the success rate by its direct visual capability and the ability to lyse abdominal adhesions and position the distal end of the catheter in a desired place.
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