Placement of a ventriculoatrial shunt using external jugular catheterization: Technical note

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Abstract

A technique for the insertion of the atrial end of a ventriculoatrial shunt is described. The technique utilizes a J-wire and an open end atrial catheter inserted through the external jugular vein into the right atrium under fluoroscopy. It is safe and effective, even in young infants.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)74-75
Number of pages2
JournalNeurosurgery
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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