Intraoperative feasibility of bulbocavernosus reflex monitoring during untethering surgery in infants and children

@article{Shinjo2018IntraoperativeFO,
  title={Intraoperative feasibility of bulbocavernosus reflex monitoring during untethering surgery in infants and children},
  author={Takeaki Shinjo and Hironobu Hayashi and Tsunenori Takatani and Eishu Boku and Hiroyuki Nakase and Masahiko Kawaguchi},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing},
  year={2018},
  pages={1-9}
}
Bulbocavernosus reflex (BCR) monitoring is used to assess the integrity of urinary and bowel function. In this study, we evaluated the feasibility of BCR monitoring during untethering surgery in infants and children to predict postoperative urinary and bowel dysfunction. The records of 22 patients ranging from 4 days to 10 years old (mean 2.7 ± 3.3 years… CONTINUE READING