Clinical decisions regarding CSF shunt should be individualized to each patient, with adequate consideration of the relative risks and benefits, including maximizing a healthy life expectancy 1).

see Ventriculoperitoneal shunt for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.

see Lumboperitoneal shunt for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.

Nakajima M, Kuriyama N, Miyajima M, Ogino I, Akiba C, Kawamura K, Kurosawa M, Watanabe Y, Fukushima W, Mori E, Kato T, Sugano H, Tange Y, Karagiozov K, Arai H. Background Risk Factors Associated with Shunt Intervention for Possible Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: A Nationwide Hospital-Based Survey in Japan. J Alzheimers Dis. 2019 Mar 11. doi: 10.3233/JAD-180955. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30883349.
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