Insertion of the atrial catheter through the external jugular vein in ventriculoatrial shunt for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus

K. Takagi
Objective: Cerebrospinal fluid shunt surgery is the only therapeutic modality for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH). As for the types of shunt surgery, the ventriculo-peritoneal shunt (VP shunt) is most frequently applied and ventriculo-atrial shunt (VA shunt) has almost been abandoned.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]