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Latest articles from the clinical members of NBRG

Urinary incontinence in ambulatory and highly functioning MMC female


Rose Khavari

I am presenting a 22-year-old woman with history of myelomeningocele and tethered cord. She manages her bladder with clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) per urethra 6 times per day.

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Appendicovesicostomy and ileocecal augmentation cystoplasty in a patient with sacral agenesis and crossed fused ectopia of the kidney


Rose Khavari

We are presenting a 23 year-old female with sacral agenesis and neurogenic bladder and urinary incontinence who has been incontinent all her life.

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Jeremy Myers Presents on Bladder Augmentation


Jeremy Myers

Jeremy Myers presents on bladder augmentation at the GU Congenitalism forum @GUCongenitalism at the American Urologic Association meeting in San Diego, California.

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Revision of previous bladder augmentation


Sean Elliott

MK is a 42 year-old woman with lumbar spina bifida with a h/o ileal conduit as child then takedown of conduit with creation of a sigmoid colon bladder augmentation, right-to-left transureteroureterostomy with tunneled reimplant of left ureter into a left colon chimney at 18 years of age.

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Fixing a recurrent UPJ obstruction in a horseshoe kidney


Jeremy Myers

A horseshoe kidney is one in which the lower poles of the kidney remain fused rather than separating in utero. They kidneys are usually low because the fusion prevents them from ascending under the costal margin.

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Fixing long ureteral strictures with the appendix


Jeremy Myers

Long ureteral strictures can arise from a variety of problems. Some very common causes of the scars are from severe abdominal and pelvic radiation damage or from surgery done as a child that undergoes stenosis during adulthood. In some cases the ureteral stenosis involves a longer segment and the ureter needs to be replaced with a segment of intestine.

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