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  • What does VPS medical abbreviation stand for?

  • VPS Medical Abbreviation / Page 2 1 VPS Variable prism stereoscope Optometry, Optics Optometry, Optics 1 VPS Vascular Parkinsonian Syndrome

  • What is a VPS and how does it work?

  • CSF normally resides in cavities in the brain called ventricles. The purpose of a VPS is to drain this excess fluid from the ventricle. This is achieved by placing a tube into the ventricle (in the brain) which drains the fluid to the abdomen.

  • What is a ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS)?

  • The goal of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) is to reduce the abnormally high pressure inside the brain. This is achieved by placing a catheter in the brain that allows drainage of excess fluid into the abdomen. How is it done?

  • Is a VP shunt permanent?

  • Is a VP Shunt Permanent? Depending on the circumstances, a VP shunt can be temporary or permanent. 4 锘?If the cause of your hydrocephalus is idiopathic (unexplained), congenital (present from birth), or the result of a defect in the anatomy of the brain or spine, there is a strong chance that you will need to have your VP shunt for the long term.