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CSF-Flow Control Valves

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)

CSF-Flow Control valves

Overview

CSF-Flow Control valves are fixed pressure valves. They’re part of a shunt system used to treat the symptoms of hydrocephalus. A shunt redirects excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain to another part of the body, allowing the brain’s enlarged ventricles to return to a more normal size.

Key Features

Convenient
Non-metallic design won’t be affected by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Easy Check Ups
Reservoir dome allows your doctor to sample cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and test shunt function.

Comfortable
Contoured reservoir base mimics the curvature of the skull, providing a better fit.

Placement

The valve is placed behind the ear or near the top of the head. It’s attached to a ventricular catheter on one side, and a distal catheter on the other.

Size

The device is not shown actual size. Other sizes may be available.

Height 0.71" (1.80 cm)
Width 1.26" (3.20 cm)
Depth 0.30" (0.75 cm)

Attention Patients!
This therapy is not for everyone. Please consult your physician. A prescription is required. For more information, please contact us at +44 (0) 1923 212 213

Attention Physicians!

For further information, please call Medtronic UK & Ireland +44 (0) 1923 212 213, or contact your Medtronic NT sales representative.

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