What is Spinal cord untethering surgery?

Category: Surgeries


Spinal cord tethering is a common cause of deterioration in a child with spina bifida. The untethering procedure usually involves opening the scar from past surgeries any removing the nerves from the scarred tissue.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Spinal cord untethering surgery

Side effect Patients
Burning sensation in legs 1


Stopped having Spinal cord untethering surgery

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
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