Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Diversion
|Title:||Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Diversion|
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion; drawing shows extra CSF flowing through a tube (shunt) from a ventricle in the brain into the abdomen. The shunt goes from the ventricle, under the skin in the neck and chest, and into the abdomen. Also shown is a valve that controls the flow of CSF.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion. Extra CSF is removed from a ventricle in the brain through a shunt (tube) and is emptied into the abdomen. A valve controls the flow of CSF.
Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Anatomy -- Nervous System
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||Terese Winslow (Illustrator)|
|Date Created:||September 16, 2011|
|Date Added:||February 6, 2012|
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Rights holder: Terese Winslow