Results: Of the 1021 patients who underwent V-P shunting, 19.
However, incidence of shunt infection secondary to V-P shunting is a serious problem with an infection rate ranging from 0.
We retrospectively analyzed HCP patients with inserted V-P shunt at our institution between June 2002 and January 2017.
To avoid V-P shunt infections, a strictly aseptic operation was performed.
A total of 1021 patients who underwent V-P shunting were retrospectively analyzed to study the relationship between shunt infection and HCP etiology.
Our previous study15 indicated that the simultaneous repair of myelomeningocele and V-P shunt placement (in infant with HCP at birth) was associated with an increased rate (33.