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Descriptor English:   Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt 
Descriptor Spanish:   Derivación Ventriculoperitoneal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Derivação Ventriculoperitoneal 
Synonyms English:   Shunt, Ventriculo-peritoneal
Shunt, Ventriculoperitoneal
Shunts, Ventriculo-peritoneal
Shunts, Ventriculoperitoneal
Ventriculo peritoneal Shunt
Ventriculo-peritoneal Shunt
Ventriculo-peritoneal Shunts
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts  
Tree Number:   E04.035.188.850
E04.525.170.850
Definition English:   Surgical creation of a communication between a cerebral ventricle and the peritoneum by means of a plastic tube to permit drainage of cerebrospinal fluid for relief of hydrocephalus. (From Dorland, 28th ed) 
Indexing Annotation English:   ventriculo- refers to cerebral ventricles; a type of csf shunt
History Note English:   93 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ED education
ES ethics HI history
IS instrumentation LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods MO mortality
NU nursing PX psychology
RH rehabilitation ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data TD trends
VE veterinary  
Record Number:   30464 
Unique Identifier:   D017287 

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