myelomeningocele


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myelomeningocele

[‚mī·ə·lō·mə′niŋ·gō‚sēl]
(medicine)
Spina bifida with protrusion of the spinal meninges.
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1,2,6-9 The current study was planned o delineate the relationship between shunt infection and myelomeningocele, congenital HCP, intra-ventricular haemorrhage, and previous shunt infection.
The mother underwent a Caesarean section delivery in her ninth month after which the baby was operated for the management of myelomeningocele.
Activity level, functional health, and quality of life of children with myelomeningocele as perceived by parents.
Myelomeningocele is a sacculation of the meninx and spinal cord through a vertebral defect that develops because of a closure defect of the posterior neuropore, which is the latest phase of neurulation in the third and fourth weeks of gestation.
They first generated artificial skin from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), and then successfully transplanted the skin grafts into rat fetuses with myelomeningocele.
In 21 cases with non-communicating hydrocephalus maximum of equal number of 7 patients had aqueductal stenosis and tumours respectively; 2 cases had HIE and 1 each of DWS, TORCH, Granuloma, associated myelomeningocele and partial agenesis of corpus callosum respectively.
Myelomeningocele is the most severe SB type, and children with this condition have physical difficulties performing self-management behaviors because of orthopedic impairments or complex brain malformations such as hydrocephalus and Chiari malformation (Sandler, 2010).
9) Urological outcomes were not part of the initial assessment, but a 2015 review of the Management of Myelomeningocele Study (MOMS) demonstrated no difference in the need for clean intermittent catheterization (CIC), but patients appeared to have less bladder trabeculation and fewer open bladder necks.
It already appears likely that a fetoscopic approach to treating myelomeningocele can reduce maternal morbidity while achieving infant neurological outcomes that are at least as good as outcomes achieved with open fetal surgery.
Novel treatment immediately after myelomeningocele repair applying low-level laser therapy in newborns: a pilot study.
It was concluded that ETV/CPC procedure is superior to ETV alone in infants younger than 1 year of age, particularly among those with nonpostinfectious hydrocephalus and myelomeningocele, but longer follow-up with neurocognitive assessment is necessary (22).
There was no evidence of myelomeningocele or other types of spinal dysraphism or segmental abnormalities (Figures 1(c) and 1(d)).