TITLE

Ventriculoperitoneal shunt disconnection associated with spontaneous knot formation in the peritoneal catheter

AUTHOR(S)
Lo, William B.; Ramirez, Roberto; Rodrigues, Desiderio; Solanki, Guirish A.
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
BMJ Case Reports;May2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
88013161

 

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