Antibiotic Impregnated Catheters – Xtra Protection Against Infection
One of the most common and potentially serious complications of hydrocephalus treatment is an infection of the shunt , affecting 7-15% of hydrocephalus patients . This complication affects pediatric as well as adult patients and impairs their quality of life, cognitive function, and shunt survival . Shunt infections mostly require removal of the shunt, antibiotic treatment and reimplantation .
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