neurogenic bladder


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neurogenic bladder

[¦nu̇r·ō¦jen·ik ′blad·ər]
(medicine)
A urinary bladder disorder due to lesions of the central or peripheral nervous system.
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Management of Neurogenic Bladder. The initiation of CIC for this cohort was not universal, prompted by elevated DLPP, abnormalities detected on follow-up ultrasound scans, or incontinence.
As the correlation between NLI and the type of neurogenic bladder is not precise and straightforward, urodynamic studies are mandatory to be performed in every SCI patient to establish the exact type of NB for deciding and prescribing the adequate modalities of individualized bladder rehabilitation program.
Neurogenic bladder dysfunction due to Behcet's disease.
It seems that in neurogenic bladder children, estimation based on GFR is the most adequate because of the many difficulties regarding with 24h urine collection and improperly counted surface of the body caused by minor or major disproportions in weight and length of the body in this group of children.
Many children with a neurogenic bladder have urinary incontinence and potential progressive renal damage because of high bladder storage pressures, secondary vesico-ureteric reflux and recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs).
The etiology of hydroureteronephrosis was neurogenic bladder secondary to meningomyelocele in five patients, a posterior urethral valve (PUV) in four patients, an obstructive megaureter in three patients and ectopic obstructive ureterocele in two patients.
In end-stage neurogenic bladder disease--an illness often associated with spinal cord diseases like spina bifida--the nerves which carry messages between the bladder and the brain do not work properly, causing an inability to pass urine.
Negative predictors of surgical outcome may include duration of symptoms, advanced age, neurogenic bladder and pre-operative neurological function.
The management of neurogenic bladder and sexual dysfunction after spinal cord injury.
These results appear to be consistent with studies on the prevalence of urinary symptoms and problems due to neurogenic bladder. Urgency or urinary incontinence remain common affecting 10-50% of the patients and increasing their risk of urinary tract infection and hospitalization [5,6, 8-10].
Case Description: A 20-year-old male with a history of spina bifida in the lumbar region, type II diabetes mellitus, solitary left kidney, neurogenic bladder and bowel, and chronic sacral decubiti presented to the emergency department at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center with fever, nausea, and vomiting.