Pediatric Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction

Diagnosis, Treatment, Long-Term Follow-up

  • Ciro Esposito
  • Jean Michel Guys
  • David Gough
  • Antonio Savanelli

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXII
  2. The Normal Lower Urinary Tract

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Giovanni Esposito, Stuart Bauer, Alessandro Settimi, Dawn L. MacLellan
      Pages 3-11
    3. Dawn L. MacLellan, Stuart B. Bauer
      Pages 13-20
  3. Functional Pathophysiology of the Lower Urinary Tract

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Giacomo Galli, Didier Aubert
      Pages 23-32
    3. Rien J. M. Nijman, Serdar Tekgül
      Pages 33-38
  4. Pathologies Responsible for the Development of NBD

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Jean Louis Lemelle, Oliver Klein
      Pages 51-62
    3. Ciro Esposito, Girolamo Mattioli, Vincenzo Jasonni
      Pages 63-69
    4. Gabriel Lena, Armando Paz-Paredes, Didier Scavarda
      Pages 71-76
    5. Ciro Esposito, Antonella Centonze, Francesca Alicchio, Antonio Savanelli
      Pages 77-84
    6. Alberto Peña, Marc A. Levitt
      Pages 85-88
    7. Usha K. Misra, Jayantee Kalita
      Pages 89-100
  5. Evaluation and Classification of NBD

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Marcello Cimador, Maria Sergio, Enrico de Grazia, Carmelo Romeo, Biagio Zuccarello
      Pages 103-107
    3. Ulla Sillén, Kate Abrahamsson
      Pages 109-116
    4. Brigitte Bourliere, Sylvie Najean, Séverine Chapuy, Guillaume Gorincour, Philippe Petit
      Pages 117-121
    5. Luigi Mansi, Carlo Rambaldi, Guiseppe Lucio Cascini, Gianfranco Vallone
      Pages 123-131
    6. Maria Angela Cerruto, Walter Artibani
      Pages 133-146
    7. Reinier J. Opsomer, Jean-Michel Guerit, Michèle Mayer
      Pages 147-151
    8. Prasad Godbole, Ewen A. MacKinnon
      Pages 153-155
    9. Jean-Michel Guys
      Pages 157-158
  6. Conservative Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Mario Lima, Francesco P. Di Lorenzo, Paolo Messina, Laura Greco
      Pages 161-168
    3. Pedro López Pereira, Maria Jose Martínez Urrutia, Enrique Jaureguizar
      Pages 169-183
    4. Rashmi Shetty, Patrick H. McKenna, Anthony A. Caldamone
      Pages 185-192
    5. Jean Michel Guys, Mirna Haddad, Denis Planche
      Pages 193-197
  7. Surgical Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. Paolo Caione, Nicola Capozza, Daniela Zavaglia
      Pages 205-211
    3. Tom P. V. M. de Jong
      Pages 213-218
    4. Antonio Savanelli, Ciro Esposito
      Pages 219-225
    5. Jean Michel Guys, Geraldine Hery
      Pages 227-234
    6. David C. S. Gough, Jean Michel Guys
      Pages 235-240
    7. Vincenzo Di Benedetto, Carmela Arena, Maria Grazia Scuderi, Aurelio Di Benedetto
      Pages 241-245
    8. Chung K. Yeung, Christoph H. Houben
      Pages 247-251
    9. Antonio Savanelli, Ciro Esposito, Jean Stephane Valla
      Pages 253-256
    10. Agnès Liard, Fréderic Elbaz, Bruno Bachy
      Pages 257-262
    11. David F. Marshall, Henrik A. Steinbrecher, Padraig S. J. Malone
      Pages 263-270
    12. Francesco Signorelli, Angelo Lavano, Giorgio Volpentesta, Domenico Chirchiglia, Cosma Damiano Signorelli
      Pages 271-276
    13. Gérard Bollini, Elke Viehweger, Franck Launay, Jean Luc Jouve
      Pages 277-284
    14. Hanmin Lee, Craig T. Albanese
      Pages 285-287
  8. Complications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 289-289
    2. Haytham Badawy, Alaa El-Ghoneimi
      Pages 291-295
    3. Pierluigi Lelli Chiesa, Grazia Andriani, Guiseppe Lauriti
      Pages 297-304
    4. Ciro Esposito, Carolina De Fazio, Antonio Savanelli
      Pages 305-309
    5. Raphael Moog, François Becmeur
      Pages 311-315
    6. Bridget Farrant, Susan M. Sawyer
      Pages 317-323

About this book


Pediatric Neurogenic Bladder Dysfunction ( Pediatric NBD) offers a  leading international reference on the diagnostic and therapeutic approach to the pediatric patient with urinary problems due to spinal cord pathologies. It represents a unique guide for all the specialists involved in the management of this pathology. The contributors are international leading experts in clinical research and in surgical practice of this pathologic condition. All the aspects of NBD in children from the clinical and diagnostic evaluation to the pharmacological and surgical treatment are covered. Pediatric surgeons, pediatricians, general physicians and therapists will benefit from this clear, easy and up-to- date review of the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures adopted today.   


Children Myelodysplasia Neurogenic Bladder Voiding dysfunctions diagnostics infection pathophysiology surgery urinary incontinence

Editors and affiliations

  • Ciro Esposito
    • 1
  • Jean Michel Guys
    • 2
  • David Gough
    • 3
  • Antonio Savanelli
    • 4
  1. 1.“Magna Graecia” University of CatanzaroCatanzaroItaly
  2. 2.Pediatric SurgeryLa Timone Childrens HospitalMarseilleFrance
  3. 3.Children’s Hospital of ManchesterManchesterUK
  4. 4.“Federico II” University of NaplesNaplesItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-30866-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-30867-6
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