Sophysa Polaris SPV programmable VP shunt

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking


Pressure check

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
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.

I, Craig Hacking, have no actual or potential ethical or financial conflict of interest in relation to this device. This case is not intended to be a personal endorsement or recommendation of this product.

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Case information

rID: 52621
Published: 14th Apr 2017
Last edited: 27th Sep 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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