Clinical Pathway for the Care of the Neonate with Myelomeningocele/Myeloschisis

Wound Care for Pre-Natal Repair

Alloderm Patch

In general infants born with an exposed patch will have wet to dry dressing changes with sterile gauze three times a day to optimize healing. Wet to dry dressings promote healing through granulation and epithelialization. Please have neurosurgery evaluate before initiating wound care.