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An Operator-Blinded Study of the Efficacy of ShuntCheck-Micro-Pumper, a Non-Invasive Diagnostic Procedure, in Detecting Ventricular Shunt Patency or Occlusion and in Predicting Clinical Outcome in Children and Adolescents Presenting to Emergency Departments and Neurosurgery Clinics

Lead Physician: David Sandberg, M.D.

Researchers are investigating a device to determine the diagnostic accuracy (sensitivity and specificity) of the ShuntCheck-Micro-Pumper procedure in detecting shunt patency or obstruction in symptomatic pediatric hydrocephalus patients, and will compare its accuracy to the accuracy of current diagnostic procedures (most typically CT scan).

 

For more information: Clinicaltrials.gov: NCT#01881711

For more information: For more information: Clinicaltrials.gov: NCT#01881711