Is bladder exstrophy repairable?

richard-grady-m-dExstrophy of the bladder requires surgical repair. The treatment plan depends on the type and extent of the abnormality. Just as no two exstrophy children are exactly the same, no two treatment plans will be the same. The surgical care of the child with exstrophy has evolved significantly, and research continues with the goal of correcting the defect and achieving continence with one single procedure.