Follow-up for Tethered Cord Syndrome With a Normally Positioned Conus in Children

Frequency of Office Visits

  • Frequency of office visits: The patient should return for an office visit 1 week after surgery and then at 2 months. Thereafter, if the patient is younger than 5 years of age, a visit should occur every 6 months, and if the patient is 1 year of age or older, a visit should occur once a year.

Frequency of Imaging

  • Frequency of imaging: No imaging is needed unless symptoms are not resolved.

Other Investigations Required

  • Other investigations required: Follow-up urodynamic studies are performed at 1 year unless clear improvement occurs in the preoperative symptoms.