What is the role of surgery in the treatment of CNS shunt infection?

Updated: Dec 03, 2019
  • Author: Sajeev Handa, MBBCh, BAO, LRCSI, LRCPI; Chief Editor: John L Brusch, MD, FACP  more...
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Device removal, external drainage, and subsequent shunt replacement should be performed once the CSF is sterile. [23]


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