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CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of October as Spina Bifida Awareness Month, the Illinois Spina Bifida Association is pleased to announce its $1,000 Professional Advisory Coun...
Fetuses with enlarged ventricles—the fluid-filled cavities inside the brain—may be less likely than their counterparts to benefit from surgery in the womb to treat spina bifida, according to a stu...
(UPI) – Previous research has shown that surgery to correct spina bifida in a fetus while still in the womb can prevent complications from the condition, as well as prevent later surgery after b...
(University of California - San Francisco) Fetuses with enlarged ventricles -- the fluid-filled cavities inside the brain -- may be less likely than other fetuses to benefit from surgery in the womb t...
(Wolters Kluwer Health) A system incorporating a smartphone app may help adolescents and young adults with spina bifida to improve their daily self-management skills, suggests a paper in the American ...
A study in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation found the interactive Mobile Health & Rehabilitation pl -More-
Pregnant women are not receiving screening for spina bifida in the second trimester of their pregnancies, and 11.4 percent of infants born with the defect in the neural tube are not identified before ...
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...
Spina bifida is a congenital defect of the neural tube resulting in motor and sensory disruption. Persons with spina bifida can also experience executive function impairments. Secondary conditions are...
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 describe factors associated with pressure ulcers in individuals with spina bifida (SB) enrolled in the National Spina Bifida Patient Registry (NSBPR).
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...