A REAPPRAISAL OF CONTRIBUTING FACTORS LEADING TO SHUNT INFECTION

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Inayatullah Khan
Naeem Haider
M. Qadeer
Peter Gun
Muncee Chosky

Abstract

Infection is a frequent complication of

shunt operations which lead to prolong hospital

stay, 3 times more operative procedures than the

non-infected cases and have twice the fatality rate

, with a reported incidence varying from 3.3%

 

 

 

23%, reported by Choux and colleqgues

 

 

 

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Khan I, Haider N, Qadeer M, Gun P, Chosky M. A REAPPRAISAL OF CONTRIBUTING FACTORS LEADING TO SHUNT INFECTION. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Jul. 25 [cited 2022 Oct. 7];19(2). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/25
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