Scrotal migration of ventriculoperitoneal shunts.
Summary of "Scrotal migration of ventriculoperitoneal shunts."
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Servicio de Neurocirugía, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, España.
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Name: Anales de pediatria (Barcelona, Spain : 2003)
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20678973
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anpedi.2010.06.005
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Malfunction of implantation shunts, valves, etc., and prosthesis loosening, migration, and breaking.
Phenomenon of cell-mediated immunity measured by in vitro inhibition of the migration or phagocytosis of antigen-stimulated LEUKOCYTES or MACROPHAGES. Specific CELL MIGRATION ASSAYS have been developed to estimate levels of migration inhibitory factors, immune reactivity against tumor-associated antigens, and immunosuppressive effects of infectious microorganisms.
Specific assays that measure the migration of cells. They are commonly used to measure the migration of immune cells in response to stimuli and the inhibition of immune cell migration by immunosuppressive factors.
Assays that measure the rate of migration of MACROPHAGES. They may involve the use hollow plastic chamber, sealed at one end with a porous membrane and suspended over a larger well which may contain CHEMOTACTIC FACTORS. The migration of cell through the pores to the other side of the membrane is measured.
Surgical creation of a communication between a cerebral ventricle and the peritoneum by means of a plastic tube to permit drainage of cerebrospinal fluid for relief of hydrocephalus. (From Dorland, 28th ed)