Effects of sacral dorsal rhizotomy on bladder function in patients with spastic cerebral palsy.

@article{Sweetser1995EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of sacral dorsal rhizotomy on bladder function in patients with spastic cerebral palsy.},
  author={P M Sweetser and Anna Badell and Sabine Schneider and Gopal H. Badlani},
  journal={Neurourology and urodynamics},
  year={1995},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={57-64}
}
A newly revised operation for controlling spasticity in cerebral palsy patients, selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR), has the potential to affect bladder function. The goal of this multidisciplinary study is to investigate the potential change in bladder function by characterizing and comparing pre- and post-operative symptoms and bladder function, both qualitatively and quantitatively, in 34 pediatric patients over the age of three with spastic cerebral palsy as the indication for selective… CONTINUE READING

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