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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Are there any new treatments for a neurogenic bladder caused by nerve damage due to spina bifida? The treatment currently is ditropan xl and self catheterization.
Other treatments including surgery are available and I suggest you consult with a urologist. Board certified urologists are familiar with this problem and are aware of the various treatment options. Not all are applicable to all patients, and an evaluation is therefore necessary.
Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University