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A series of cases of spina bifida treated by plastic operation

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Published by Printed by J.E. Adlard in [London] .
Written in English


  • Spinal Dysraphism, surgery

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Statementby A.W. Mayo-Robson
ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. :
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26271666M

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Cleland J () Contributions to the study of spina bifida, encephalocele, and anencephalus. J Anat Physiol – For a historical review see a paper by Koehler PJ () Chiari’s description of cerebellar ectopy () with a summary of Cleland’s and Arnold’s contribution and some early observations on neuraltube by: 9. Between and , consecutive cases of open spina bifida were treated unselectively from birth, following a full neurological examination. The author reviews the outcome 16 to 20 years later. 48 died before their sixteenth by: Since to many the term spina bifida indicates a vertebral defect (posteriorly through the arch or anteriorly through the bodies of the vertebrae or through the sacrum), and since in many instances. Spina bifida (see Figure 1) is incomplete closure of the spinal column. Preventing Spina Bifida and Other Neural Tube Defects In recent years a great deal has been learned about the causes of neural tube defects. As is often the case in health research, the earliest studies used basic approaches and generated hypotheses. As knowledge.

In most cases, the spinal cord and the nerves themselves are normal or not severely affected. The sac is often covered by skin and may require surgery. This is the rarest type of spina bifida. Myelomeningocele accounts for about 75% of all spina bifida cases. This is the most severe form of the condition in which a portion of the spinal cord itself protrudes through the back. Spina Bifida comes from a latin term which means “split spine”. Spina Bifida describes a group of spinal abnormalities that occurs in the first four weeks of a pregnancy. In this time the baby’s developing spine (neural tube) fails to close properly. Spina Bifida is the incomplete development of: The spinal cord. from book The spina bifida: Chapter 3 • Pathological Anatomy of Spina Bifida Lee KS should be evaluated for possible CSD and should be treated with a multidisciplinary approach. The evolution of technology has made new surgical techniques available for the treatment of diseases associated with the spina bifida malformation, and this is A Historical Review of the Surgical Treatment of Spina Bifida. James T. Goodrich. Pages are highlighted. Aim of this book is to promote a multidisciplinary approach to.

In babies with spina bifida, nerves and membranes can push out of an opening in the spine and form a sac. This damages the nerves and can lead to serious infections, so your baby will usually have surgery to repair the spine within 48 hours of birth. AN ordinary meeting of this Society was held on the 27th ult., Mr. Thomas Bryant, F.R.C.S., President, in the hair. Mr. MAYO ROBSON (Leeds) read a paper on a Series of Cases of Spina Bifida treated by Plastic Operation. Genre/Form: Case studies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morton, James. Treatment of spina bifida by a new method. Glasgow, Maclehose, Spina Bifida Treatment Currently, there is no cure for spina bifida, but there are a number of treatments available to help manage the disease and prevent complications. In some cases, if diagnosed before birth, the baby can undergo surgery while still in the .