What Is Ventriculoatrial Shunt Placement? Center

Ventriculoatrial shunting (VAS) is a procedure that allows the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) to flow from the brain to the atrium of the heart. This procedure is typically used to treat a condition called hydrocephalus. Ventriculoatrial shunting (VAS) placement is indicated for patients with hydrocephalus in whom other treatment modalities and procedures have failed. Read more: What Is Ventriculoatrial Shunt Placement? Article

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