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Clinical Indicators of Barnes et al for a Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt (VPS) Block in Children

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Barnes et al identified clinical indicators associated with blockage of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt in a child with hydrocephalus. Early diagnosis and treatment is important since delay can result in permanent sequelae. The authors are from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London.

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