Patients with urinary incontinence often benefit from surgical detethering of tight filum terminale

@article{Seluki2000PatientsWU,
  title={Patients with urinary incontinence often benefit from surgical detethering of tight filum terminale},
  author={Mehmet Selçuki and Ali {\"U}nl{\"u} and H. Çağlar Uğur and Tarkan Soyg{\"u}r and N. Arıkan and Deniz Selçuki},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2000},
  volume={16},
  pages={150-154}
}
We retrospectively reviewed 77 patients with a tethered spinal cord syndrome to evaluate the results of neurosurgical treatment. The patients were divided into two groups: in group 1 there were 17 patients with primary tethered cord who had normal level conus medullaris (NLCM) and normal thickness filum terminale (NTFT) with urinary incontinence, and group 2 was made up of 60 patients with secondary spinal cord tethering after a previous closure of a midline fusion defect who had a low-lying… CONTINUE READING