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Descriptor in English: Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
Descriptor in Spanish: Derivaciones del Líquido Cefalorraquídeo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Derivações do Líquido Cefalorraquidiano
Descriptor in French: Dérivations du liquide céphalorachidien
Entry term(s): Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt
Shunt, Cerebrospinal Fluid
Shunts, Cerebrospinal Fluid
Tree number(s): E04.035.188
E04.525.170
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: coordinate with destination of the shunt (NIM); VENTRICULOPERITONEAL SHUNT is available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 72(69)
DeCS UI: 23185
Descriptor UI: D002557
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts - Preferred
Concept UI M0003909
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
Entry term(s) Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt
Shunt, Cerebrospinal Fluid
Shunts, Cerebrospinal Fluid



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