A New Kind of Rectal Diversion in Classic Bladder Exstrophy

A New Kind of Rectal Diversion in Classic Bladder Exstrophy 1024 754 Jeb Phillips

 

This article appeared in the Spring/Summer 2021 print issue. Download the full issue.

 

Medical illustrations by Mandy Root-Thompson for Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Source: V. Rama Jayanthi, chief of Urology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

To learn more about the procedure and it’s applications, read A Surprising Approach to Classic Bladder Exstrophy.

About the author

Jeb is a senior writer and editor for Clinical & Research Communications at Nationwide Children's Hospital. He contributes feature stories and research news to PediatricsOnline, the hospital’s electronic newsletter for physicians and other health care providers, and to Pediatrics Nationwide. He has served as a communications specialist at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at The Research Institute and came to Nationwide Children’s after 14-year career as daily newspaper reporter, most recently at The Columbus Dispatch.