Ambulatory patients with spina bifida are 50% more likely to be fecally continent than non-ambulatory patients, particularly after a MACE procedure.

@article{Large2017AmbulatoryPW,
  title={Ambulatory patients with spina bifida are 50% more likely to be fecally continent than non-ambulatory patients, particularly after a MACE procedure.},
  author={Timothy Large and Konrad M. Szymański and Benjamin M. Whittam and Rosalie Misseri and Katherine H Chan and Martin N Kaefer and Richard Carlos Rink and Mark Patrick Cain},
  journal={Journal of pediatric urology},
  year={2017},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={60.e1-60.e6}
}
INTRODUCTION While fecal incontinence (FI) affects many patients with spina bifida (SB), it is unclear if it is associated with ambulatory status. OBJECTIVE To determine if ambulatory status is associated with FI, and a potential confounding variable, in patients with and without a Malone antegrade continence enema (MACE). STUDY DESIGN This study… CONTINUE READING