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

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
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-30866-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-30867-6
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