Migration of ventriculoperitoneal shunt into the stomach, presenting with gastric bleeding

J. Y S Cheng, W. C. Lo, H. H. Liang, I. H. Kun

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Abstract

We present an extremely rare complication after ventriculoperitoneal shunting. The peritoneal tube migrated into the stomach 8 months after the operation and patient presented with gastric bleeding.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1269-1270
Number of pages2
JournalActa Neurochirurgica
Volume149
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2007

Keywords

  • Complication
  • Gastric bleeding
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt migration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery

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