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Terje Sæhle and Per Kristian Eide

S hunt surgery is the primary treatment of pediatric and adult hydrocephalus, 42 although shunt failure requiring shunt revision is frequent. 2 , 8 , 12 , 45 Shunt failure may be accompanied by over- or underdrainage of CSF. When the shunt is draining too much CSF (overdrainage), symptoms such as headache and dizziness may arise. 9 , 37 However, symptoms such as headache and dizziness may also be caused by CSF underdrainage, e.g., due to obstruction of the CSF catheter. 10 The shunt valves with adjustable CSF opening pressure have been reported to