Vp shunt

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Anyone know the success rate of a vp shunt and the death percentage related to it?

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    I don’t know the percentage rate but I had a VP Shunt put in when I was about 16 and I am 34 now. So...

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      Have you had to have it replaced or anything? I'm 37 I'm a little old to be having a shunt put in right? I see my neuro surgeon in two weeks.

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      No, it’s never been replaced and I didn’t have it looked at until I was 30 (four years ago). You are not too old! Seniors have them put in for NPH.

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