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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Self-management, preventable conditions and assessment of care among young adults with myelomeningocele. Child Care, Health and Development, 37(6), 861-865.
Conclusions: Patients with previous shunt infection as well as those with shunts associated with myelomeningocele were observed to be at a greater risk for shunt infection.
The mother underwent a Caesarean section delivery in her ninth month after which the baby was operated for the management of myelomeningocele.
de Kort, "Upper and Lower Urinary Tract Outcomes in Adult Myelomeningocele Patients: A Systematic Review," PLoS ONE, vol.
Associations between orthopaedic findings, ambulation and health-related quality of life in children with myelomeningocele. J Child Orthop 2008 Feb;2(1):45-54.
The baby received orogastric feeds, antibiotics and dressings for his large myelomeningocele. He was also later treated for cardiac failure.
A inclusao escolar de alunos com sequelas de mielomeningocele [School inclusion of students with myelomeningocele sequel].
They first generated artificial skin from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), and then successfully transplanted the skin grafts into rat fetuses with myelomeningocele.
"We provide preclinical proof of concept for a fetal therapy that could improve outcomes and prevent lifelong complications associated with myelomeningocele - one of the most severe birth defects," said senior study author Akihiro Umezawa of Japan's National Research Institute for Child Health and Development.
When J-Ann Atutubo was born five years ago in Jose Panganiban town in Camarines Norte province, he was diagnosed with three conditions: hydrocephallus, myelomeningocele and an imperforate anus (no anal opening).