Pelvic Osteotomy in Classic Bladder Exstrophy and Cloacal Exstrophy

Pediatric fellow Chad Crigger details what we have learned from looking back on pelvic osteotomy in classic bladder exstrophy and cloacal exstrophy as well as the impact for care. This is based on research from the Brady Urological Institute’s Division of Pediatric Urology at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. To refer a patient, please visit or call 410-955-6108.



Sholklapper TN, Crigger C, Haney N, Khandge P, Wu W, Sponseller PD, Gearhart JP. Orthopedic complications after osteotomy in patients with classic bladder exstrophy and cloacal exstrophy: a comparative study. J Pediatr Urol. 2022 Sep 15:S1477-5131(22)00369-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2022.09.005. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36216696.


Haney NM, Crigger CB, Sholklapper T, Mudalegundi S, Griggs-Demmin A, Nasr IW, Sponseller PD, Gearhart JP. Pelvic osteotomy in cloacal exstrophy: A changing perspective. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Jul 7:S0022-3468(22)00446-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2022.06.020. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35906108.

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