shunt valve


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shunt valve

[′shənt ‚valv]
(engineering)
A valve that gives a fluid under pressure a more readily available escape route than the normal route.
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Patients who required EVD during the last 2 years of data collection had an inline shunt valve of slightly higher pressure than their usual requirements placed into the ventricular catheter during routine ventriculostomy.
The member hospitals of the Comparatio Health GmbH consisting of the University Hospitals Magdeburg, Hannover, Kiel and LE-beck, Greifswald, Munich and Regensburg intend to procure following items together - Programmable shunt valves,- Not programmable shunt valves,- Reservoirs, pumping chambers,- Tunnelierungsinstrumente, catheters including catheter sets.
2) Outcomes may vary with different types of shunt valves (low to high pressure, programmable) and shunt configurations (ventriculoperitoneal, ventriculatrial, and lumboperitoneal).
Current treatment of normal pressure hydrocephalus: Comparison of flow-regulated and differential-pressure shunt valves.
Contract notice: Providing programmable shunt valves and drains csf jackson pratt type at the university hospital of tours, for the period from 1.