Search for dissertations about: "intraventricular antibiotic instillation"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words intraventricular antibiotic instillation.

  1. 1. Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts in Children Technical Considerations and Treatment of Certain Complications

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kai Arnell; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Surgery; Hydrocephalus; papilloedema; abdominal cyst; cerebrospinal fluid shunt; shunt infection; intraventricular antibiotic instillation; intraventricular antibiotic concentrations; in-vitro testing; antisiphon device; Kirurgi;

    Abstract : Ventriculo-peritoneal shunting is the most commonly used method for the treatment of paediatric hydrocephalus. Despite improved shunts and surgical techniques there are still complications. This retrospective study focuses on diagnoses and treatment of shunt malfunction and infections. Cost/benefit of using an adjustable shunt was assessed. READ MORE