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Descriptions of Shunt

Shunt: In medicine, a passage that is made to allow blood or other fluid to move from one part of the body to another. For example, a surgeon may implant a tube to drain cerebrospinal fluid from the brain to the abdomen. A surgeon may also change normal blood flow by making a passage that leads from one blood vessel to another.
Source: National Institute of Health

Shunt: a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another; "an arteriovenus shunt"
Source: WordNet 2.1

Basic Information: Shunt

Shunt: Surgical implant to drain fluid.

Count: Shunt is listed as a: treatment for 8 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Shunt as a Treatment

The following list of conditions have 'Shunt' or similar listed as a treatment in our database:








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