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PostSubject: Heidi's Surgeries   Sat May 01, 2010 11:53 pm

LP shunt fitted in 2001 to prevent blindness, no symptoms for 5 years but caused serious mobility problems and weakness in left side. Had 2 in total. Second one removed due to spinal pain and and mobility.

Lumbar Subcutaneous Shunt removed due to infection

VP shunt revision from LP shunt 2005 in total had 5 of these and still have one existing.

First vp shunt removed due to blockage,4 removed due to infection.
Other surgeries include replacement of shunt in the peritoneal and for shunt leakage into abdomen causing a bulge.

Subtemporal Decompression both left and right side.

Total Surgeries related to IIH = 22
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