sharsky Posted March 24, 2015 Share Posted March 24, 2015 Hi, I'm new to this forum and I joined because my 64 year old (healthy except controlled high blood pressure on one medication) father suffered a Grade 4 SAH Dec 26th 2014 and had endovascular coiling and had a prolonged hospital stay because of a bleeding gastric ulcer that required 10 units of blood and emergent endoscopic treatment of the ulcer. He was in the hospital for almost 1 month. He went home end of Jan an in Feb he wasn't improving much motor and cognitive wise and in fact completely stopped talking. His repeat CT end of Feb showed hydrocephalus so on March 6th he had a VP shunt placed. He was in the hospital for 2 weeks after the VP shunt since he kept having nausea/vomiting. The doctors said it wasn't due to the shunt, but due to ileus or his bowels not moving well. Since being home he continues to have vomiting 3 hours after meals but he's been having bowel movements. For those who have a VP shunt, did you have symptoms like this after the shunt was placed? Any input would be much appreciated. 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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