Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, December 22nd, 2006
This trend article about Duke University, U.S., is an immediate alert from NewsRx to identify developing directions of research.
Study 1: A report, "Constipation as a reversible cause of ventriculoperitoneal shunt failure. Report of two cases," is newly published data in Journal of Neurosurgery. "Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt failure is a common problem encountered by pediatric neurosurgeons. The majority of such failures are due to obstruction of the device," researchers in the United States report.
"Conditions in which intraabdominal pressure is chronically...
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