VP

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VPVice President
VPVice Principal
VPVideo Phone (product)
VPVollpension (German: full board)
VPVideo Processor
VPVilla Park (Orange County, California)
VPVarious Places
VPVacuum Pump
VPVapor Pressure
VPVerb Phrase
VPVirtual Programming
VPVolkspartei (People's political party)
VPVillage People (disco artist)
VPVasopressin
VPVanden Plas (British Leyland luxury car)
VPVariable Pressure
VPVirtual Path
VPValue Partners
VPVentriculoperitoneal
VPVoice Processing
VPVariable Pitch
VPVictory Point
VPValkyrie Profile (video game)
VPVent Pipe
VPVillage Pump
VPViral Protein
VPVentura Publisher
VPVertebrate Paleontology
VPVirtual-Physical
VPVeterans Preference
VPVariegate Porphyria
VPVital Point
VPVelocity Pressure
VPVintage Port
VPVelocity Profile
VPVendor Profile
VPViral Particle
VPVocal Percussion (musical technique)
VPVector Processor
VPVolts Peak (Tektronix)
VPVirtual Process
VPVirtual Prototype
VPVertical Polarization
VPValidation Phase
VPVerification Plan
VPVillage Pantry (convenience store)
VPVoice Privacy
VPVulnerable Point
VPVentricular Peritoneal
VPVet Pet
VPVulvar Pain
VPVoluntary Principles
VPVideo Projecteur
VPViewing Point (UK)
VPVeeshan's Peak (Everquest 2 computer game)
VPVapor Permeability
VPVeritable Plethora
VPVendor Pay
VPVector Program
VPVariable Portfolio
VPVirtual Personalities
VPValidation Prototype
VPVoiding Pressure
VPVenezuela Project (Venezuela)
VPVerbal Prompt (early education)
VPVojna Policija (Croatian: Military Police)
VPVanuaaku Party (Our Land Party, Vanuatu)
VPVolontaire du Progrès (French: Volunteers for Progress)
VPVoice Procedure (radio communications)
VPVisitor Protection (National Park Service; designates armed park ranger position)
VpPlatform Velocity
VPVita Patris (Latin: in Father's Lifetime)
VPVapautus Palveluksesta (Finnish: relieved from service)
VPVirtual Packet
VPViet Pride
VPVertical Planning
VPSeaplane Patrol Squadron (US Navy aviation unit designation used in 1922)
VPVenta a Plazos
VPFixed Wing Patrol Squadron
VPValerio Polverini (Italy graphic design agency)
VPVariance Propagation
VPVisibility Period
VPViewer's Pick
VPValor Points (gaming)
VPVacant Possession (housing construction)
References in periodicals archive ?
Boynton BR, Boynton CA, Merritt TA, Vaucher YE, James HE, Bejar RE Ventriculoperitoneal shunts in low birth weight infants with intracranial hemorrhage: neurodevelopmental outcome.
We report the case of a 34-year-old woman with a history of pilocytic astrocytoma resection and radiotherapy with ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement as a child who presented with altered mental status and nausea.
In small animal patients that do not respond to medical management for hydrocephalus, surgical therapy with ventriculoperitoneal shunts carries a variable success rate.
Two years ago, when she was in year 10 at Newsome High School, she was fitted with ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunting - the tube she has from her brain to her stomach.
1,10) Placement of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt is indicated in cases of intracranial hypertension before the use of antiparasitic drugs, and surgical removal may be appropriate for large or intraventricular cysts.
Peritoneal dialysis in children with spina bifida and ventriculoperitoneal shunt: one center's experience and review of the literature.
16) Ventriculoperitoneal shunting has been advocated when the dura cannot be closed, in advanced and recurrent cases, or cases complicated by hydrocephalus.
He subsequently developed increased brain swelling and a ventriculoperitoneal shunt was placed.
The ventriculoperitoneal shunt (from the ventricles in the brain to the abdomen) inserted to treat hydrocephalus can function well for years and need few surgical revisions or may have to be changed multiple times because of infection or malfunction (Heinsbergen, Rotteveel, Roeleveld, & Grotenhuis, 2002).
A postoperative CT scan showed dilated ventricles despite the ventriculoperitoneal shunt.
In the article entitled, "Long-term air-exposed functioning hydrocephalus valve with no infection," the authors describe an interesting case of an elderly patient whose ventriculoperitoneal shunt valve has eroded through the skin without a resulting shunt infection or malfunction.