Small tube peritoneovenous shunting for the management of neonatal intractable ascites

V. F. Garcia, C. G. Howell, D. Barbot, M. M. Ziegler

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A ventriculoperitoneal shunt for infants has been successfully adapted to function in a reversed manner by sending ascitic fluid back into the circulation of the premature infant. This technique permits successful peritoneovenous shunting in the smallest infant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)273-274
Number of pages2
JournalSurgery Gynecology and Obstetrics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1985
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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