Intracardiac migration of the distal ventriculoatrial shunt catheter – Report of two cases and review of the literature

M. Renovanz & N. Hopf
Objective: In the management of hydrocephalus has been shown that ventriculoatrial (VA-) shunts have a higher rate of severe complications than ventriculoperitoneal (VP-) shunts. Two cases of intracardiac migration of a distal catheter, in one case with successful retrieval are presented. In addition[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]