Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal

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Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunting is a common procedure that drains excess CSF from the brain and relieves pressure to the brain. The fluid drains to another part of the body where it is absorbed.

Need Immediate Care?
For emergency services, call 911.

For non-emergency walk-in care, try an ExpressCARE location.
Need help scheduling or have a question?
Call 888-402-LVHN (5846).

Lehigh Valley Health Network neurosurgeons can place a cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt, repair a shunt that is not working properly, or remove a CSF shunt.