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Implantable Device Imaging 004

Ventriculoperitoneal shunts

As the number of implantable medical devices continues to proliferate rapidly, it will be essential for us to immediately recognize their radiographic features. 

This month Brandon Friedman MD,  Kelsey Patterson and L. Erin Miller MD discuss Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts. These self-guided educational slides were first published on EMGuideWire.com and peer reviewed by Professor Michael Gibbs


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Implantable Device Imaging

This ongoing chest X-ray interpretation series is proudly sponsored by the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Carolinas Medical Center. The goal is to promote widespread mastery of CXR interpretation. There is no personal health information [PHI] within, and ages have been changed to protect patient confidentiality.

Michael A. Gibbs, MD, FACEP, FAAEM. Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center & Levine Children’s Hospital | EMGuidewire |

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