Sophysa Polaris SPV programmable VP shunt

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking


Pressure check

Patient Data

Age: 30-40
Gender: Female

According to the 2010 AJNR article by Lollis et al, the shunt is in keeping with a Sophysa Polaris SPV shunt with the valve set to position 3 which corresponds to an opening pressure of 110 mm H20.

Case Discussion

This is an example of a Sophysa Polaris SPV programmable VP shunt valve.

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Case information

rID: 52621
Case created: 14th Apr 2017
Last edited: 26th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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