Incisional Hernia Occurring after Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Fixation

Incisional Hernia Occurring after Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Fixation

1. Abstract
Ventriculo-peritoneal shunt is the procedure of choice for hydrocephalus. Various complications of ventriculoperitoneal shunts were reported. Abdominal complications involving the distal tip of the catheter make the majority of the complications. In this case report we present a case of incisional hernia occurring in a patient who underwent fixation of ventriculoperitoneal shunt followed by revision of the shunt after a while.