Bladder exstrophy: Considerations and management of the newborn patient

Fernando A. Ferrer, John P. Gearhart

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Currently, these objectives can best be achieved with newborn primary bladder and posterior urethral closure, early epispadias repair, and finally, bladder neck reconstruction, when the bladder reaches an appropriate volume for an outlet procedure. This chapter will be limited to discussion on the early management and initial primary closure of these infants.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNewborn Surgery, Second Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781444113891
ISBN (Print)9780340761441
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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