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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.
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.
L'acide folique (vitamine B9) est nécessaire autour du moment de la conception et dans les premiers stades de la grossesse pour prévenir les malformations congénitales, notamment ...
The latest and final in a series of congressionally mandated biennial reviews of the evidence of health problems that may be linked to exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides used during the Vie...
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...
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).
Spina bifida is associated with foot deformities, which may lead to foot ulcers, osteomyelitis, and limb amputation. Calcanectomy and Symes amputations have been reported successful in spina bifida. T...