Project information
Sacral Anterior Root Stimulators for Neuropathic Urinary Bladder Control

Project Identification
Project Period
1/1999 - 1/2001
Investor / Pogramme / Project type
Ministry of Health of the CR
MU Faculty or unit
Faculty of Medicine
Cooperating Organization
University Hospital Brno-Bohunice

Anterior sacral roots stimulation coupled with posterior rhizotomy is a new treatment modality of neuropathic bladder in spinal cord injury patients with intact reflex arc. Midthoracic complete paraplegics, especially women, benefit most from implantation. Effectiveness of stimulators must be compared with convenctional care in controlled study.


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