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Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts

"Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.


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Bar chart showing 56 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2016
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