Gravitational valve for the treatment of pediatric hydrocephalus

The MIETHKE paediGAV® is a gravitational valve which was specifically developed for the treatment of pediatric hydrocephalus. The opening pressure dependent on the body position of the child.​
The choice of the correct shunt system with opening pressure adjustment is important in treating hydrocephalus in children, and has a major influence on their subsequent development. ​
The MIETHKE paediGAV® robust and durable due to the use of titanium.


  • Automatic adjustment of opening pressure​
  • Very small, slim and cylindrical design for easy implantation ​
  • MRI compatible up to 3 Tesla


The MIETHKE paediGAV® is available as a single valve or as a shunt system with different components.


  • Treatment of Hydrocephalus