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.
- Bladder exstrophy
- Pelvic diastasis
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health