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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.

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