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Pediatr Surg Int. 2010 Dec;26(12):1229-32. doi: 10.1007/s00383-010-2733-z. Epub 2010 Sep 21.

Thoraco-pelvic orthosis: a portable and removable bassinet for secure patient immobilization after primary bladder exstrophy closure.

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Section of Paediatric Urology, Urology Unit, Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, University Hospital of Padova, Monoblocco Ospedaliero, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padua, Italy. marcocastagnetti@hotmail.com

Abstract

A portable and removable thoraco-pelvic orthosis for patient immobilization after neonatal primary bladder exstrophy closure is described. The device is made of a polyethylene shell, moulded at 170°C, coated inside with a 5 mm pad of plastazote and works applying a constant gentle pressure on the hips.

PMID:
20857296
DOI:
10.1007/s00383-010-2733-z
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