CDC Spina Bifida Program
Center of Excellence for the Center for Disease Control Spina Bifida Program
- Dr. Stacy Tanaka serves as principle investigator for two Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spina bifida grants: The National Spina Bifida Patient Registry is a multi-center study to collect data on patient demographics, treatment and outcomes in order to better understand the associations between medical procedures and health outcomes.
- Design and methodological considerations of the National Spina Bifida Patient Registry Urologic and Renal Protocol for the newborn and young child. Routh JC, Cheng EY, Austin JC, Baum MA, Gargollo PC, Grady RW, Herron AR, Kim SS, King SJ, Koh CJ, Paramsothy P, Raman L, Schechter MS, Smith KA, Tanaka ST, Thibadeau JK, Walker WO, Wallis MC, Wiener JS, Joseph DB. J Urol 196(6): 1728-1734, 2016.
- Bowel management and continence in adults with spina bifida: results from the National Spina Bifida Registry 2009-2015. Wiener J, Suson KD, Castillo J, Routh JC, Tanaka S, Liu T, Ward E, Thibadeau J, Joseph D, Registry NSBP. J Pediatr Reabil Med 10(3-4): 335-343, 2017. [PMID: 29125526]
- Bladder management and continence outcomes in adults with spina bifida: results from the National Spina Bifida Registry 2009 to 2015. Wiener JS, Suson KD, Castillo J, Routh JC, Tanaka S, Liu T, Ward E, Thibadeau J, Joseph D; National Spina Bifida Registry. J Urol 200(1): 187-194, 2018. [PMID: 29588216]