Effects of reconstructive surgery on bladder function in patients with anorectal malformations.

@article{Versteegh2014EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of reconstructive surgery on bladder function in patients with anorectal malformations.},
  author={Hendt Paul Versteegh and Katja Pollina Wolffenbuttel and Cornelius E. J. Sloots and Gerard C. Madern and Joop van den Hoek and Rene Mh Wijnen and Ivo de Blaauw},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2014},
  volume={192 6},
  pages={1789-93}
}
PURPOSE Bladder dysfunction is common in patients with anorectal malformations and can be congenital or acquired as a consequence of surgery. We investigated the effects of surgical correction of anorectal malformations on bladder function. MATERIALS AND METHODS The charts of all 341 patients who underwent surgery at our center between 1990 and 2010 were retrospectively analyzed for preoperative and postoperative videourodynamics. A total of 52 patients were eligible for study inclusion. Each… CONTINUE READING