Expert Reviews

Sexuality in Men with Spina Bifida

With medical advances in spinal-closure techniques, shunting procedures for hydrocephalus, and renal preservation, a child born with spina bifida (SB) today has a 75%-90% chance of reaching adulthood. As a result, more males with SB are reaching sexual maturity and transitioning from pediatric to adult urologists. These individuals are in need of urologic care.

Managing UTIs in Debilitated Patients

Infections are a serious complication and leading cause of death in debilitated patients, including those with cancer, immunosuppression (e.g., transplantation or AIDS patients), diabetes, chronic renal failure, severe neurologic conditions such as Parkinsonism or spinal cord injury, and the elderly.

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