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(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) Children with a severe type of spina bifida have excess fat accumulation in their lower extremities. Researchers at Children's Hospital Los Angeles determine that th...
(Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine) In a study to be presented on Feb. 5 in an oral plenary session at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in Atlanta, ...
Treating lymphedema and non-healing ulcers in a patient with spina bifida.
Children born with cleft lip or palate and spina bifida are at an increased risk for abuse before the age of 2, according to researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (...
St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) November 30, 2015 Until now, the St. Louis Fetal Care Institute used the surgery inclusion and exclusion cri...
Corn masa flour, used to make tortillas and tamales, is a staple in the diets of many people in the United States who are from Mexico or Central America. Until last week, though, the Food and Drug Adm...
180 Medical will award several scholarships to students who are pursuing a college degree. Students must be under a doctor's care for spina bifida, spinal cord injury, ostomy, transverse myelitis,...
Researchers at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital report the results of a double-blinded randomized controlled trial of the "Xiao procedure" in children with spina bifida.
Based on existing questionnaires and patient interview, a health-related quality of life (HRQoL) questionnaire in spina bifida (SB) children is created and validated, the Spina Bifida Pediatric Questi...
In this report, we present two cases of 9-year-old children with spina bifida occulta (SBO) of the sacrum, who were diagnosed with sacral fatigue fractures. In both patients, MRI showed a linear signa...
To provide descriptive data on ambulatory ability and muscle strength in a large cohort of individuals with spina bifida enrolled in a National Spina Bifida Patient Registry and to investigate factors...
An understanding of the underlying pathophysiology of tethered cord syndrome (TCS) and modern management strategies have only developed within the past few decades. Current understanding of this entit...
To determine vitamin D status in children with spina bifida (SB).