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