This book discusses all aspects of the effects of spina bifida and hydrocephalus on the fetus, the child, and the adolescent. Chapters review current neurosurgical techniques, perinatal death and malformation, together with the effects of spina bifida and hydrocephalus on behavior and education. The book thus presents an up-to-date view on the current diagnosis, investigation, and treatment of these two conditions.... implants and an additional 20 per cent of correction with a second-stage fusion with Harrington rods; the pseudoarthrosis rate ... by Luque and Cardoso (1977), and with the use of the Galveston pelvic fixation technique (Allen and Ferguson 1979), ... Luque-Galveston technique with pedicular wiring as fixation spanning 138.
|Title||:||Current Concepts in Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus|
|Author||:||Carys M. Bannister|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 1991-01-01|