[Aspects of long-term management of children with myelomeningocele. Analysis of the last 10 years from the neuropediatric-neurosurgical viewpoint].

BACKGROUND Both the use of a selective policy of treatment of newborns with myelomeningocele and the right time of back closure are still controversially discussed. We report our experiences in the long-term care of children with myelomeningocele. METHODS 103 newborns with myelomeningocele (n = 94) and meningocele (n = 9) born 1980 to 1990 and cared for… CONTINUE READING