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  • traumatic
  • This practice-changing study is the first to show that the timing of surgery after traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) matters," says Alexander Vaccaro, MD, PhD, professor of Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and attending surgeon at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, the largest spinal cord injury center in the country. (innovations-report.com)
  • 182 of whom underwent surgery less than 24 hours after traumatic cervical SCI and 131 of whom underwent surgery at or after 24 hours post-SCI. (innovations-report.com)
  • A cohort of 76 patients with traumatic cervical SCI was reviewed between January 2010 and May 2015, of which 54 patients were selected for the present retrospective study. (ovid.com)
  • To evaluate whether quantitative and qualitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) assessments after acute traumatic cervical spinal cord injuries (SCI) correlate with the patient's neurological status and if they are predictive of outcome at long-term follow-up. (scielo.org.za)
  • Eighty-eight patients (77 male, 11 female) with traumatic cervical spinal cord injuries who were admitted to the spinal unit, were evaluated over a period of five years (Jan 2004-Dec 2008). (scielo.org.za)
  • idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis
  • Tanishima S, Takeda C, Hamamoto Y, Kondo Y, Nagashima H. Prompt surgical management for spinal fracture in the elderly aged over 90 years with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis to extend their healthy lifespan. (springer.com)
  • Prognosis
  • This chapter specifically focuses on the predispositions of the elderly to cervical spinal trauma, mechanisms of trauma, posttraumatic structural and neurological compromise, as well as corresponding treatment and prognosis. (springer.com)
  • If treatment is not pursued, the cervical spinal stenosis prognosis is not favorable because this is a progressive condition. (braceability.com)
  • ACDF
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) with cage alone (ACDF-C) is associated with a significant incidence of subsidence, local kyphosis, and migration. (springer.com)
  • anterior cervical
  • Shad A, Leach JC, Teddy PJ, Cadoux-Hudson TA (2005) Use of the Solis cage and local autologous bone graft for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: early technical experience. (springer.com)
  • Buttermann GR (2008) Prospective nonrandomized comparison of an allograft with bone morphogenic protein versus an iliac-crest autograft in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. (springer.com)
  • Liao JC, Niu CC, Chen WJ, Chen LH (2008) Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) cage filled with cancellous allograft in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. (springer.com)
  • Kulkarni AG, Hee HT, Wong HK (2007) Solis cage (PEEK) for anterior cervical fusion: preliminary radiological results with emphasis on fusion and subsidence. (springer.com)
  • injury
  • We performed spinal cord hemisections in adult rats at the caudal part of the segment C6, and analysed the forces and kinematics of locomotion up to four months post-injury to determine the nature of motor function loss and recovery. (springer.com)
  • Injury to the spinal cord or nerves. (medicalhealthtests.com)
  • MR Spectroscopy of the Cervical Spinal Cord in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury. (wingsforlife.com)
  • Materials and Methods Single-voxel short-echo spectroscopic data in study participants with chronic SCI and healthy control subjects were prospectively acquired in the cervical spinal cord at C2 above the level of injury between March 2016 and January 2017 and were compared between groups. (wingsforlife.com)
  • The results of their study, the Surgical Timing in Acute Spinal Cord Injury Study (STASCIS) are available in PLoS One. (innovations-report.com)
  • TJUH is one of the few hospitals in the U.S. that is both a Level 1 Trauma Center and a federally-designated regional spinal cord injury center. (innovations-report.com)
  • Dermatomal somatosensory evoked potentials and electrical perception thresholds during recovery from cervical spinal cord injury. (nih.gov)
  • Dermatomal somatosensory evoked potentials (dSSEPs) not only provide a neurophysiological readout comparable with conventional SSEPs but also provide an opportunity to track changes in sensory function corresponding to individual dermatomes (ie, a single spinal segment) above, at, and below the level of spinal cord injury (SCI). (nih.gov)
  • To investigate the mortality rate following cervical spinal cord injury (SCI) injury and analyze the associated risk factors. (ovid.com)
  • Prehospital spinal immobilisation is the standard of care for patients with potential spinal cord injury (SCI). (bmj.com)
  • Collectively these data illustrate that, counter to the prevailing literature, a profound and lasting ventilatory and respiratory motor deficit may be modelled and measured through multiple physiological assessments at all time points after cervical contusion injury. (wingsforlife.com)
  • Alterations in Cortical Sensorimotor Connectivity following Complete Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: A Prospective Resting-State fMRI Study. (nih.gov)
  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies have demonstrated alterations during task-induced brain activation in spinal cord injury (SCI) patients. (nih.gov)
  • The presence of these changes in chronic spinal cord injury patients is suggestive of the inherent neural plasticity within the central nervous system. (nih.gov)
  • We tested the ability of two plasticity-promoting approaches to enhance recovery in a mouse model of incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI). (wingsforlife.com)
  • discectomy
  • Celik SE, Kara A, Celik S (2007) A comparison of changes over time in cervical foraminal height after tricortical iliac graft or polyetheretherketone cage placement following anterior discectomy. (springer.com)
  • chronic
  • The following day, the dog presented to his primary care veterinarian where his chronic prednisone (prednisone tablets 10 mg, Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, Huntsville, AL, USA) dosage was increased (from 0.27 mg/kg PO q12h to 0.53 mg/kg PO q12h) and tramadol (tramadol tablets 50 mg, Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Bridgewater, NJ, USA) (2.7 mg/kg PO q12h) was prescribed for cervical hyperesthesia. (frontiersin.org)
  • curvature
  • t Test revealed that C2-C7 sagittal vertical axis (SVA), McGregor slope, and the slope of line of sight (SLS) were significantly different while C2-C7 angle (cervical curvature, CC) did not show statistical difference (P = 0.09). (ovid.com)