Letter to the Editor. Entry site for ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion and de novo post-shunt seizures

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  • 1 Epilepsy Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
  • | 2 Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
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