Growth and metabolic consequences of bladder augmentation in children with myelomeningocele and bladder exstrophy.

@article{Mingin2002GrowthAM,
  title={Growth and metabolic consequences of bladder augmentation in children with myelomeningocele and bladder exstrophy.},
  author={Gerald C. Mingin and Hiep Tien Nguyen and Robert S. Mathias and John A. Shepherd and David K. Glidden and Laurence S. Baskin},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={110 6},
  pages={
          1193-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Bladder augmentation using intestinal segments is reported to cause decreased linear growth in bladder exstrophy and myelomeningocele patients. We studied changes in calcium metabolism, height, bone chemistry, and bone density in exstrophy and myelomeningocele patients after bladder augmentation. METHODS Thirty-three patients were prospectively admitted to the Pediatric Clinical Research Center at the University of California San Francisco for 24 hours. Blood and urine were analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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