Advertisement

Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 330–332 | Cite as

Snare retrieval of migrated ventriculoatrial shunt

  • C. A. James
  • David R. McFarland
  • Christopher J. Wormuth
  • Charles M. Teo

Abstract

Among the numerous complications of ventriculoatrial shunting, discontinuity and migration of a catheter fragment into the heart or pulmonary arteries is only rarely encountered. Percutaneous snare retrieval of shunt tubing from the pulmonary arteries is described in a patient presenting with signs of shunt malfunction.

Keywords

Migration Catheter Pulmonary Artery Shunt Malfunction Shunt Tubing 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. A. James
    • 1
  • David R. McFarland
    • 1
  • Christopher J. Wormuth
    • 2
  • Charles M. Teo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's Hospital, 800 Marshall St., Little Rock, AR 72202-3591, USAMH
  2. 2.Department of Neurosurgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USAUS

Personalised recommendations