CODMAN CERTAS® Plus Programmable Valve System is for the treatment of Hydrocephalus.
The CODMAN CERTAS® Plus Programmable Valve is an implantable device that provides constant intra-ventricular pressure and drainage of CSF for the management of hydrocephalus.
The CODMAN CERTAS® Plus Programmable Valve is available in eight basic configurations.
The CODMAN CERTAS® Tool Kit allows for a non-invasive reading to assist in monitoring and adjusting the valve pressure.
1 The clinician should confirm he valve setting after a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedure.
2 Using the Codman HAKIM Programmable Valve with SiphonGuard. Hashimoto, Mukai and Tsukada. The Neurosurgery Bulletin, Sept. 2004.
3 Bayston R, Ashraf W, Bhundia C. Mode of action of an antimicrobial biomaterial for use in hydrocephalus shunts. J. Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2004; 53: 778-782.
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