ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.43, no.1, pp.61-66, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI)
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ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
Hydrocephalus, infection, ventriculoperitoneal shunt, RISK-FACTORS, CHILDREN, IMMUNODEFICIENCY, OUTCOMES
Objective: The most common ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) complications in pediatric patients include shunt infections and obstructions. This study evaluated the relationship between shunt infection and obstruction in pediatric patients undergoing VPS placement for hydrocephalus at our clinic.