Open spina bifida – an analysis of 5 fatal courses of the disease

D. Class, A. Franke & R. Firsching
Objective: Due to the better medical care in the western world, more than 90% of the newborn children with open spina bifida now reach adulthood and the prognosis for long life-expectancy is basically good. Despite this tremendous progress, there are ongoing risks associated with this congenital[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]