Gravitational valve for the treatment of hydrocephalus

The MIETHKE GAV® is a gravitational valve for the treatment of adult hydrocephalus. It automatically varies its opening pressure as soon as this becomes necessary due to the patient’s body position change. Thus it more prevents symptoms of overdrainage. ​
The MIETHKE GAV® is robust and durable due to the use of titanium.​


  • Automatic adjustment of opening pressure​
  • More protection against overdrainage complications​
  • MRI compatible up to 3 Tesla​
  • Slim, cylindrical design for easy implantation


The MIETHKE GAV® is available as a single valve or as a shunt system with different components.


  • Treatment of Hydrocephalus