This information will help you prepare for your surgery to have your programmable or nonprogrammable ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt placed. To view this resource, click “View and Print as PDF” on the right.
If you have any questions or concerns, talk with a member of your healthcare team. You can reach them Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at ____________________. After 5:00 pm, during the weekend, and on holidays, please call____________________. If there’s no number listed, or you’re not sure, call 212-639-2000.
Patient Guide to Pediatric Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) Shunt Surgery©2015 Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - Generated on November 24, 2015