Contemporary epidemiology of bladder exstrophy in the United States.

@article{Nelson2005ContemporaryEO,
  title={Contemporary epidemiology of bladder exstrophy in the United States.},
  author={Caleb P. Nelson and Rodney L. Dunn and John T. Wei},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2005},
  volume={173 5},
  pages={
          1728-31
        }
}
  • Caleb P. Nelson, Rodney L. Dunn, John T. Wei
  • Published in The Journal of urology 2005
  • Medicine
  • PURPOSE Although bladder exstrophy is much discussed in the urology literature, there are few population based epidemiological data available for this rare condition. The purpose of this study was to use a large nationwide database to collect contemporary data on the incidence and demographics of bladder exstrophy. MATERIALS AND METHODS The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Inpatient Sample is a 20% sample of nonfederal United States hospitals containing data on 5 million to… CONTINUE READING

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