This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Spina Bifida category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2015-09-15 : Fetal Spina Bifida Surgery - Scan May Reveal Best Candidates : Fetuses who had larger ventricles were equally as likely to require placement of a shunt during the first year after birth.
2014-08-26 : Report on Prenatal Surgeries for Spina Bifida : Reporting on cases of fetal surgery for spina bifida, specialists achieved results similar to those in landmark clinical trial that established new standard of care for prenatal repair of this birth defect.
2011-02-10 : Treating Children with Spina Bifida by Fetal Surgery : Performing delicate fetal surgery in the womb can substantially improve outcomes for children with Spina Bifida a disabling birth defect of the spine.
2009-02-18 : Complications of Spina Bifida : Complications of spina bifida can range from minor physical problems to severe physical and mental disabilities.
2009-02-18 : Spina Bifida Treatment : Explains treatment options for Spina Bifida including fetal surgery and treating myelomeningocele to prevent infection from developing.
2009-02-18 : Risk Factors for Spina Bifida : This article looks at some of the risk factors for Spina Bifida when neural tubes do not develop or close properly in some babies.
2009-02-18 : Spina Bifida Research : Research scientists are studying genetic risk factors for spina bifida including the function of folic acid during pregnancy possibly leading to spina bifida in the fetus.
2009-02-18 : Diagnosing Spina Bifida in Infants : Examines the methods of detecting and diagnosing spina bifida in unborn infants and post-natally by X-ray during a routine examination.
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