About the book
The aim of this book is to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the up-to-date information about spina bifida and its applications in daily clinical practice. The book will cover classification, pathophysiology and clinical picture of spinal dysraphism, with the diagnosis and the antenatal and postnatal surgical treatment. The topic of this book is also the prognosis and clinical/neurological outcomes of the children with spina bifida. The modern concept of the treatment of spina bifida must be based on recent knowledge about this disease and its application in clinical practice.
The book also provides interesting information about the epidemiology and socio-economic aspects of spinal dysraphisms. It is the close link between the latest scientific knowledge and clinical practice that can improve the outcome of the care for pediatric spina bifida patients.
This book will be of interest to a wide scientific community and experts in pediatric neurology, and neurosurgery, pediatric surgery, pediatrics, and neonatologists.