Myelomeningocele Sentence Examples
Various forms of spina bifida are known as meningomyelocele, myelomeningocele, spina bifida aperta, open spina bifida, myelodysplasia, spinal dysraphism, spinal rachischisis, myelocele, and meningocele.
However in 1994 the first prenatal surgery to treat spina bifida (myelomeningocele) was performed.
Between 1997 and 2004, more than 200 open surgeries were performed for myelomeningocele.
The spinal cord may protrude through a defect in the vertebrae of the spinal column (myelomeningocele).Advertisement