Our experience with ventriculo-pleural shunting

Barbara Vienenk├Âtter & Alfred Aschoff
Objective: The shunting of cerebrospinal fluid into the intrapleural space was first described by Heile in 1914 in form of a tube without any valve. By now this derivation type is rarely used. Only if both, intrapleural and intra-atrial shunting are contraindicated at the same time, for example in case[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]