Bench-tests of 941 hydrocephalus valves – conclusions after 23 years

A. Aschoff, M. Akbar, D. Biedermann, J. Ludwig, E. Tajeh & D. Hertle
Objective: Shunts should keep the ICP within the physiological ranges unaffected by body position, subcutaneous pressure, valve body deformations, vasogenic intracranial volume changes and other potentially disturbing factors. Methods: Within 23 years we tested in vitro 941 hydrocephalus valves, [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]