Prenatal Evaluation of Myelomeningocele: A Neurosurgical Perspective
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Myelomeningocele is a neural tube defect that can be diagnosed in utero. The standard of care is postnatal surgery for repair of the open spinal defect, although prenatal surgery is now offered in some institutions. This article considers the prognosis and management decisions of myelomeningocele with special emphasis on prenatal counseling and treatment planning.
Birgisson, N. E.,
Lober, R. M.,
& Grant, G. A.
(2016). Prenatal Evaluation of Myelomeningocele: A Neurosurgical Perspective. Neoreviews, 73 (1).