Urological dysfunction in patients with diastematomyelia.

@article{Prez1993UrologicalDI,
  title={Urological dysfunction in patients with diastematomyelia.},
  author={Luis M. P{\'e}rez and Nicola L. P. Barnes and Scott A Macdiarmid and Walter Jerry Oakes and George D. Webster},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1993},
  volume={149 6},
  pages={1503-5}
}
Little information exists concerning voiding dysfunction associated with diastematomyelia (splitting of the spinal cord). We present 27 patients 4 days to 62 years old (mean 13 years) who underwent neurosurgical intervention for treatment of this disorder. Of these patients 14 had urological evaluation, with 11 having undergone video urodynamics. Nine patients had minimal urological manifestations. No patient had a urodynamically proved hostile bladder nor evidence of upper urinary tract… CONTINUE READING

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In our experience , patients with a spinal cord fixation syndrome resulting from diastematomyelia not associated with a meningomyelocele appear to have a relatively benign course in terms of the urological manifestations .
In our experience , patients with a spinal cord fixation syndrome resulting from diastematomyelia not associated with a meningomyelocele appear to have a relatively benign course in terms of the urological manifestations .
No patient had a urodynamically proved hostile bladder nor evidence of upper urinary tract deterioration .
No patient had a urodynamically proved hostile bladder nor evidence of upper urinary tract deterioration .
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