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Complications of surgical reconstruction of the exstrophy-epispadias complex.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19013414     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This review of the complications of all methods of modern treatment of bladder exstrophy emphasizes the complexity of reconstruction of the bladder exstrophy spectrum. The main complications of any method of primary bladder exstrophy closure are complete wound dehiscence, bladder prolapse and urethral outlet obstruction; others include bladder and renal calculi. These complications as well as methods to avoid them are discussed here. Evidence supporting the management strategy is presented where possible.
David J Hernandez; Todd Purves; John P Gearhart
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2008-04-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric urology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1873-4898     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-17     Completed Date:  2009-03-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101233150     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Urol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  460-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Bladder Exstrophy / surgery*
Epispadias / surgery*
Postoperative Complications*
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures / adverse effects*
Urologic Surgical Procedures / adverse effects*

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