(From the November 2015 Issue of PediatricsOnline)
Sacral nerve stimulation is increasingly used in the pediatric population to control fecal and urinary incontinence when other management has failed. But patients with caudal regression can have partial or total agenesis of the sacrum, making typical neuromodulation impossible.
A team at Nationwide Children’s Hospital appears to be the first in the United States to adapt adult pudendal neuromodulation treatment for a child with caudal regression. The following case study describes the procedure and outcome.