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Total Intracranial Migration of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: A Case Report with Literature Review
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  • Ahtesham Khizar,
  • Syed Aamir Shah,
  • Soha Zahid,
  • Jayant Yadav
Ahtesham Khizar
Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences

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Syed Aamir Shah
Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences
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Soha Zahid
Jinnah Sindh Medical University
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Jayant Yadav
Annapurna Neurological Institute and Allied Sciences
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Total intracranial shunt migration is an extremely rare complication following ventriculoperitoneal shunting and it occurs probably due to raised intra-peritoneal pressure, strong head movements, and inadequate shunt fixation. The best possible approach to prevent shunt migration would be better patient handling along with appropriate operative techniques.