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Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts
Tree Number(s)
E04.035.188
E04.525.170
Unique ID
D002557
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002557
Annotation
coordinate with destination of the shunt (NIM); VENTRICULOPERITONEAL SHUNT is available
Scope Note
Tubes inserted to create communication between a cerebral ventricle and the internal jugular vein. Their emplacement permits draining of cerebrospinal fluid for relief of hydrocephalus or other condition leading to fluid accumulation in the ventricles.
Entry Version
CSF SHUNTS
Entry Term(s)
Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt
Shunt, Cerebrospinal Fluid
Shunts, Cerebrospinal Fluid
NLM Classification #
WL 203
Previous Indexing
Cerebral Ventricles (1966-1968)
Hydrocephalus/surgery (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note
72
History Note
72(69)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts Preferred
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