Cerebral shunts/VP Shunts are commonly used to treat hydrocephalus, the swelling of the brain due to excess buildup of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). They are used to remove excessive cerebrospinal fluid from the cranium cavity, as extra fluid increases the pressure inside cranium and thus can damage the brain tissue. The shunt help is draining the excess fluid and help in maintaining the normal pressure inside the cranium cavity. The extra fluid is drained either into chest or abdominal cavity through a drain or tube which is tunneled inside the body.
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KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital is a leading multispecialty hospital in Malaysia established by KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KPJHB), the healthcare division of Johor Corporation. The 200-bedded medical facility has a contemporary infrastructure suiting to international standards and is committed in delivering exceptional healthcare services and personalized care to all patients. The hospital offers outstanding outpatient and inpatient facility along with critical care and emergency services and is fully facilitated with modern equipment and advanced techniques.