The timing of primary neurosurgical repair significantly affects neurogenic bladder prognosis in children with myelomeningocele

Tarcan T., Onol F. F. , Ilker Y., Alpay H., Simsek F., Ozek M.

JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.176, no.3, pp.1161-1165, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 176 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.juro.2006.04.042
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1161-1165


Purpose: The correlation between timing of the primary neurosurgical repair and urological prognosis in infants with open spinal dysraphism remains unknown. We investigated the impact of primary repair timing on neurogenic bladder prognosis in children with myelomeningocele.