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Patent urachus repair - series—Aftercare

Aftercare

Overview

The outcome is usually excellent. The infant can be fed normally and should recover rapidly. A few days of hospitalization is all that is usually required.

Review Date 1/10/2021

Updated by: Kelly L. Stratton, MD, FACS, Associate Professor, Department of Urology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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