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clinical trial
if you have
Shunt; Complications, Ventricular (Communicating)
and you are
over 18
years old
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This is an observational trial.
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The purpose

Complications in patients with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunts are common. Thus, these patients are frequently admitted for suspicion of a shunt dysfunction (SD). However, the symptoms of a SD are often unspecific and the required diagnostics are time consuming, expensive, invasive and may involve radiation exposure. In a prospective observational study it is planned to find out, how often a suspected shunt dysfunction is found, which kinds of shunt dysfunction are seen and if there is a correlation between the shunt dysfunctions and the age of the shunt. Furthermore, it is intended to find out, if there are symptom-patterns specific for certain shunt dysfunctions.

Provided treatments

  • Procedure: CSF Shunt treatment for hydrocephalus
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02778997. The sponsor of the trial is University of Zurich and it is looking for 150 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Prospective Shunt Complication Study (Pro-ShuCS)