This is Dr. David
yes, basal cell cancer surgery close to a VP shut can nick the shunt and cause it not to work properly.
the neurosurgeons will have to test the shunt now to see if it is flowing properly.
they may have to revise or replace the VP shunt.
that is unfortunate that the basal cell cancer affected the shunt like this
are the neurosurgeons going to try to replace or revise the shunt at this point?
I am not convinced either.
the neurosurgeons need to test the shunt to see if it works or not
if it doesn't work, it needs to be revised or replaced.
when is a good time to call?
should I call now?
yes, I can call you now.