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Conference Paper: Territory-wide ventriculoperitoneal shunting outcomes from 2009 to 2011: Multicenter Hospital Authority Clinical Audit

TitleTerritory-wide ventriculoperitoneal shunting outcomes from 2009 to 2011: Multicenter Hospital Authority Clinical Audit
Authors
Issue Date2014
PublisherHong Kong Neurosurgical Society.
Citation
The 21st Annual Scientifc Meeting of the Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society, Hong Kong, 5-6 December 2014. In Program Book, 2014, p. 56 How to Cite?
AbstractVentriculoperitoneal (VP) shunting for the management of hydrocephalus is one of the most common procedures performed in daily neurosurgical practice. Although surgical techniques and perioperative management have reduced the incidence of shunt failure, the procedure is still fraught with potential complications. Approaching a third of adult patients (29%) experience shunt failure within the first year and as high as 59% of patients regardless of age require shunt revision during their lifetime1. The aim of this study is to determine the rate of shunt failure in Hong Kong’s public health system and identify its causes as well as risk factors …
DescriptionMeeting Theme: Degenerative Lumbar Spine
Free paper 7
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/207362

 

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dc.contributor.authorWoo, PYMen_US
dc.contributor.authorWong, AKSen_US
dc.contributor.authorWong, WKen_US
dc.contributor.authorWong, LYW-
dc.contributor.authorPu, JKS-
dc.contributor.authorWong, HT-
dc.contributor.authorLui, WM-
dc.contributor.authorFong, DTS-
dc.contributor.authorPoon, WS-
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-19T11:10:57Z-
dc.date.available2014-12-19T11:10:57Z-
dc.date.issued2014en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 21st Annual Scientifc Meeting of the Hong Kong Neurosurgical Society, Hong Kong, 5-6 December 2014. In Program Book, 2014, p. 56en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/207362-
dc.descriptionMeeting Theme: Degenerative Lumbar Spine-
dc.descriptionFree paper 7-
dc.description.abstractVentriculoperitoneal (VP) shunting for the management of hydrocephalus is one of the most common procedures performed in daily neurosurgical practice. Although surgical techniques and perioperative management have reduced the incidence of shunt failure, the procedure is still fraught with potential complications. Approaching a third of adult patients (29%) experience shunt failure within the first year and as high as 59% of patients regardless of age require shunt revision during their lifetime1. The aim of this study is to determine the rate of shunt failure in Hong Kong’s public health system and identify its causes as well as risk factors …-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherHong Kong Neurosurgical Society.-
dc.relation.ispartof21st HKNS Annual Scientifc Meeting 2014en_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleTerritory-wide ventriculoperitoneal shunting outcomes from 2009 to 2011: Multicenter Hospital Authority Clinical Auditen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailPu, JKS: ksjpu@hkucc.hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailLui, WM: mattlui@hku.hk-
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dc.publisher.placeHong Kong-

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