What is Removal of LP shunt?

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A lumboperitoneal or lumbar-peritoneal shunt (LP shunt) is used in neurological disorders; it is used to treat chronic increased intracranial pressure to drain excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Complications may arise and may warrant a removal or revision of the LP shunt.

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