Shoulder tip pain: an under-reported complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/208868
Title:
Shoulder tip pain: an under-reported complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt.
Authors:
Lim, C; O'sullivan, M G J
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland., clim@eircom.net
Citation:
Br J Neurosurg. 2005 Aug;19(4):354-6.
Journal:
British journal of neurosurgery
Issue Date:
3-Feb-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/208868
DOI:
10.1080/02688690500305340
PubMed ID:
16455545
Abstract:
Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt insertion is the commonest form of treatment for hydrocephalus. Shoulder tip pain after VP shunt insertion is unusual and has only recently been reported. We present a case of excruciating shoulder tip pain due to diaphragmatic irritation after VP shunt insertion.
Language:
eng
MeSH:
Adult; Brain Neoplasms/surgery; Diaphragm/radiography; Glioblastoma/surgery; Humans; Male; Shoulder Pain/*etiology/radiography; Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt/*adverse effects
ISSN:
0268-8697 (Print); 0268-8697 (Linking)

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorLim, Cen_GB
dc.contributor.authorO'sullivan, M G Jen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-03T15:05:57Z-
dc.date.available2012-02-03T15:05:57Z-
dc.date.issued2012-02-03T15:05:57Z-
dc.identifier.citationBr J Neurosurg. 2005 Aug;19(4):354-6.en_GB
dc.identifier.issn0268-8697 (Print)en_GB
dc.identifier.issn0268-8697 (Linking)en_GB
dc.identifier.pmid16455545en_GB
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/02688690500305340en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/208868-
dc.description.abstractVentriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt insertion is the commonest form of treatment for hydrocephalus. Shoulder tip pain after VP shunt insertion is unusual and has only recently been reported. We present a case of excruciating shoulder tip pain due to diaphragmatic irritation after VP shunt insertion.en_GB
dc.language.isoengen_GB
dc.subject.meshAdulten_GB
dc.subject.meshBrain Neoplasms/surgeryen_GB
dc.subject.meshDiaphragm/radiographyen_GB
dc.subject.meshGlioblastoma/surgeryen_GB
dc.subject.meshHumansen_GB
dc.subject.meshMaleen_GB
dc.subject.meshShoulder Pain/*etiology/radiographyen_GB
dc.subject.meshVentriculoperitoneal Shunt/*adverse effectsen_GB
dc.titleShoulder tip pain: an under-reported complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt.en_GB
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Neurosurgery, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland., clim@eircom.neten_GB
dc.identifier.journalBritish journal of neurosurgeryen_GB
dc.description.provinceMunster-

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