Meningomyelocele

Known as: Myelomeningoceles, Spina Bifida Cystica, Meningomyeloceles 
Congenital, or rarely acquired, herniation of meningeal and spinal cord tissue through a bony defect in the vertebral column. The majority of these… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Patients with end-stage bladder disease can be treated with cystoplasty using gastrointestinal segments. The presence… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Folate metabolism pathway genes have been examined for association with neural tube defects (NTDs) because folic acid… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECT The aim of this prospective study was to investigate the causes of hydrocephalus in Uganda, the efficacy of endoscopic… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECT The aim of this prospective study was to determine whether, and in which patients, the outcome for bilateral choroid… (More)
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2005
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2005
OBJECTIVE To describe the short-term operative success and the long-term reliability of endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Up to 72% of spina bifida cystica (SB) is preventable by maternal periconceptual folic acid supplementation. The C677T allele of… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE We prospectively evaluated the efficacy and durability of botulinum-A toxin in the treatment of detrusor hyperreflexia in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Many species can respond to the behavior of their conspecifics. Human children, and perhaps some nonhuman primates, also have the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
A recent study in human fetuses with myelomeningocele (MMC) suggested that the primary malformation is not neural but a failed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Paralysis seen in children with myelomeningocele has been attributed to congenital myelodysplasia. We suspected that paralysis… (More)
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