Spina bifida (spina bifida): History
As a spina bifida (open spine) affects depends greatly on the extent from, are malformed in the spine and spinal cord:
Among the possible complications severe spina bifida include inflammation of the spinal cord and spinal cord, kidney inflammation or arthritis. Performs an open back to a water head (. So-called hydrocephalus) and remains of these untreated, the brain later in increasing pressure is exposed: this may cause serious disorders up to Fatal result.
Children with a pronounced spina bifida and their parents are usually a life long dependent on medical care. It is important to weigh potential advantages and disadvantages of various therapies for the kids live as normally as possible can and are socially integrated. So it is advisable that the necessary surgical treatments have been completed before enrollment of children.