Yes, it is useful to rule out low likelihood shunt obstruction patients (100% NPV when used in patients rated as low likelihood by the ED physician). We are working out the logistics to incorporate it into our standard approach.
Joseph Zorc MD, MSCE
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Director, Emergency Information Systems; Emergency Medicine Attending Physician; Professor of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
This is a reply to the discussion started by Anthony Pohlgeers MD, FAAP:
Does anyone have experience utilizing ShuntCheck? It is a thermal devise that is touted to obviate the...
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