Ventriculoperitoneal shunt and peritoneal dialysis: “A paradigm for the health team”. Report of 4 cases
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Ventriculoperitoneal shunt
peritoneal dialysis

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Zapata AZ, Lovera Montilla LA, Restrepo Restrepo JM, Gomez Acevedo RA. Ventriculoperitoneal shunt and peritoneal dialysis: “A paradigm for the health team”. Report of 4 cases. Rev. Colomb. Nefrol. [Internet]. 2016 Jan. 9 [cited 2021 Dec. 7];2(2):152-6. Available from:


4 cases of ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VPS) and peritoneal dialysis (PD), a rare combination of clinical therapies, assisted at Versailles RTS Renal Unit in Cali, Colombia. Of these, 3 are spina bifida patients aged as follows at the start of PD: 6, 10 and 17 years old, and a case of head trauma in an elderly adult aged 80 at the start of PD. These cases are discussed and the literature is reviewed.
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