Adjuvant Therapies for Slit Ventricle Syndrome in Children

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  • Overdrainage – hydration: IV hydration can be used for overdrainage symptoms.
  • Elevated ICP and stable – headache management: IV or oral steroids can be used to temporize prior to other intervention (25). Acetazolamide can also be used to reduce CSF production (usually a temporizing measure).
  • Non-shunt-related headaches: Antimigraine therapy can be tried for this condition.