Aspiration and irrigation via a ventricular access device in preterm with post-haemorrhagic hydrocephalus to reduce cell count in CSF enabling shunt procedures

Laura Columbano, Wolf Lüdemann, Lennart Stieglitz, Mario Giordano & Madjid Samii
Objective: Despite the improvements in preventing intraventricular haemorrhage in preterm babys, the management of the post-haemorrhagic hydrocephalus, one of the most common consequences, is still a challenge for the neurosurgeon. In very-low-birth-weight infants, the placement of a ventriculoperitoneal[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]