Shunt ventriculopleural

A shunt that drains fluid from the cerebral ventricle into the chest cavity.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • ventriculopleural shunt — a communication between a cerebral ventricle and the pleural cavity by means of a plastic tube with an in line pressure flow regulator, done for the relief of hydrocephalus …   Medical dictionary

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