February 2015

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the second most common type of infection in humans. UTIs are responsible for more than 8 million doctor visits annually. Roughly 40 percent of women and 12 percent of men will experience at least one episode of urinary tract infection

What is it? Bladder exstrophy is a congenital abnormality in the formation of the bladder and associated structures. "Exstrophy" is a Greek word, meaning "turn inside out". This is a fairly ac Instead of having a normal, round shape it is flattened and and the bladder is