Neurosurgeons are trained as both brain and spine surgeons. They are the only physicians who surgically treat the brain and the entire spine; including the spinal cord and nerves.Learn more...
|Ventriculoperitoneal shunt for Hydrocephalus (adult)|
During this surgical procedure, a small drainage tube (called a shunt) is implanted to relieve the pressure of hydrocephalus. Hydrocephalus is a condition that develops when excess cerebrospinal fluid builds up within the ventricles of the brain.