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*  Spinal cord injury
A spinal cord injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord that causes changes in its function, either temporary or permanent. ... At each level of the spinal column, spinal nerves branch off from either side of the spinal cord and exit between a pair of ... "Spinal Cord Injury Facts". Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention, Care & Cure. June 2009. Archived from the original on ... Committee on Spinal Cord Injury; Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health; Institute of Medicine (27 July 2005). Spinal Cord ...
*  Laminectomy
A laminectomy can treat severe spinal stenosis by relieving pressure on the spinal cord or nerve roots, provide access to a ... With spinal fusion, the recovery time may be longer. In some cases after laminectomy and spinal fusion, it may take several ... Spinal stenosis is the single most common diagnosis that leads to spinal surgery, of which a laminectomy represents one ... The lamina of the vertebra is removed or trimmed to widen the spinal canal and create more space for the spinal nerves and ...
*  Spinal anaesthesia
Also, injection of spinal anaesthesia higher than the level of L1 can cause damage to the spinal cord, and is therefore usually ... Differences include: A spinal anaesthetic delivers drug to the intrathecal space (the CSF), and acts on the spinal cord ... Spinal anaesthesia (or spinal anesthesia), also called spinal block, subarachnoid block, intradural block and intrathecal block ... rather than on the spinal cord itself. A spinal gives profound block of all motor and sensory function below the level of ...
*  CXCL1
... plays a role in spinal cord development by inhibiting the migration of oligodendrocyte precursors and is involved in the ... "The chemokine receptor CXCR2 controls positioning of oligodendrocyte precursors in developing spinal cord by arresting their ...
*  Spinal tumor
Spinal cord compression is commonly found in patients with metastatic malignancy. Back pain is a primary symptom of spinal cord ... often causing spinal cord compression, is key to maintaining quality of life in patients. The diagnosis of primary spinal cord ... inside the spinal cord Extramedullary- inside the dura, but outside the spinal cord Extradural tumors are mostly metastases ... are generally considered warning signs of spinal cord compression by the tumor. Other symptoms of spinal cord compression ...
*  Neuroregeneration
... which consists of the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system, which consists of cranial and spinal nerves ... It is estimated that spinal cord injuries alone affect 10,000 each year. As a result of this high incidence of neurological ... 77: p. 718-725 Prang, P., et al., The promotion of oriented axonal regrowth in the injured spinal cord by alginate-based ... Another study demonstrated that the major increase after injury to the spinal cord was in 4-sulfated chondroitin. In this study ...
*  Upper-limb surgery in tetraplegia
Spinal cord injuries are classified as complete and incomplete by the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) classification ... Loss of upper-limb function in patients with following a spinal cord injury is a major barrier to regain autonomy. The ... Transfer of the brachio radialis to improve wrist extension in high spinal cord injury. Freehafer AA, Mast WA., J Bone Joint ... Tendons transfers to improve grasp after injuries of the cervical spinal cord.Freehafer AA, Vonhaam E, Allen V., J Bone Joint ...
*  Cervical spine disorder
Blunt cervical spine trauma as a cause of spinal cord injury and delayed cortical blindness. Spinal Cord. Retrieved from http ... Blood work might be utilized in addition to radiographic imaging in order to identify spinal cord diseases. Basic imaging ... encasing and shielding the spinal cord. This fragment of the spine starts from the region above the shoulder blades and ends by ... The young Patients younger than eight years old with cervical spinal cord casualties have an increased chance of dying while ...
*  Spastic quadriplegia
These disorders must be non-progressive, non-transient, and not due to injury to the spinal cord. Disorders within the group ... This lack of oxygen can be the result of placenta malfunction, womb rupture, umbilical cord damage, low maternal blood pressure ...
*  Spinal canal
The anterior and posterior spinal arteries form anastomoses known as the vasocorona of the spinal cord and these supply ... or vertebral canal or spinal cavity) is the space in the vertebral column formed by the vertebrae through which the spinal cord ... namely the anterior spinal artery and the paired posterior spinal arteries, accompanied by corresponding spinal veins. ... The pia mater is closely attached to the spinal cord. A subdural space is generally only present due to trauma and/or ...
*  Myelopathy
... spinal stenosis) ultimately causing compression of the spinal cord. In Asian populations, spinal cord compression often occurs ... Myelopathy describes any neurologic deficit related to the spinal cord. When due to trauma, it is known as (acute) spinal cord ... The best way of visualising the spinal cord is Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Apart from T1 and T2 MRI images, which are ... Clinical signs and symptoms depend on which spinal cord level (cervical, thoracic or lumbar) is affected and the extent ( ...
*  Spinal cord
Diagrams of the spinal cord. Cross-section through the spinal cord at the mid-thoracic level. Cross-sections of the spinal cord ... stem cells from the spinal cord, and spinal cord cells from fetuses. The spinal cord ends at the level of vertebrae L1-L2, ... The spinal cord with dura cut open, showing the exits of the spinal nerves. The spinal cord showing how the anterior and ... The spinal cord showing how the anterior and posterior roots join in the spinal nerves. A longer view of the spinal cord. ...
*  Spinal Cord Toolbox
... (SCT) is a suite of analysis tools optimized for spinal cord images acquired with magnetic resonance ... Propseg Automatic spinal cord segmentation. The PAM50 template is an anatomical template of the spinal cord that covers the ... SCT: Spinal Cord Toolbox, an open-source software for processing spinal cord MRI data. Neuroimage. 2017;145: 24-43. doi:10.1016 ... neuroimage.2016.10.009 De Leener B, Cohen-Adad J, Kadoury S. Automatic segmentation of the spinal cord and spinal canal coupled ...
*  Spinal cord compression
... develops when the spinal cord is compressed by bone fragments from a vertebral fracture, a tumor, ... The median survival of patients with metastatic spinal cord compression is about 12 weeks, reflecting the generally advanced ... is the mainstay of treatment for malignant spinal cord compression. It is very effective as pain control and local disease ... and requires swift diagnosis and treatment to prevent long-term disability due to irreversible spinal cord injury. Symptoms ...
*  Spinal cord stimulator
... of lead migration for spinal cord stimulation. The neurophysiological mechanisms of action of spinal cord stimulation are not ... implanted the first spinal cord stimulator device directly on the dorsal column for the treatment of chronic pain and in 1971, ... A Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) or Dorsal Column Stimulator (DCS) is a type of implantable neuromodulation device (sometimes ... Turner, J. A.; Loeser, J. D.; Bell, K. G. (December 1995). "Spinal cord stimulation for chronic low back pain: a systematic ...
*  International Spinal Cord Society
Spinal Cord Society - Indian Chapter Turkish Society of Spinal Cord Diseases (TrSCD) SPINAL CORD is the monthly publication of ... The International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS). to study all problems relating to lesions of the spinal cord enables scientific ... Dutch Flemish Spinal Cord Society (DUFSCoS) Japan Medical Society of Spinal Cord Lesions(JASCoL) Latin American Society of ... Nordic Spinal Cord Society(NoSCoS) Romanian Spinal Cord Society (RoSCoS) Societá Medica Italiana di Paraplegia (SoMIPAR) ...
*  Spinal Cord Injuries Australia
... (SCIA) is a non-government organisation which provides advocacy and services to people with ... Under SCIA's constitution at least 50% of its board of directors must have a spinal cord injury or similar condition. The ... SCInfo also distributes "Back on Track", a list of resources for people with spinal cord injuries and their families, ... A regional information team also provides individual support and advice for people with spinal cord injury in coastal and ...
*  The Spinal Cord Perception
... is the first novel by Joshua S. Porter, better known by his stage name Josh Dies, the singer/ ... Porter joked about this in a 2008 interview when asked if he'd read a book called "The Spinal Cord Perception" saying "I have ... Porter posted a blog on his website warning readers that The Spinal Cord Perception contained some graphic content that may ...
*  Spinal cord injury research
... seeks new ways to cure or treat spinal cord injury in order to lessen the debilitating effects of ... Spinal cord implants, such as e-dura implants, designed for implantation on the surface of the spinal cord, are being studied ... "Current status of spinal cord cooling in the treatment of acute spinal cord injury". Spine. 9 (5): 508-11. doi:10.1097/00007632 ... Surgery is currently used to provide stability to the injured spinal column or to relieve pressure from the spinal cord. How ...
*  Tethered spinal cord syndrome
All forms involve the pulling of the spinal cord at the base of the spinal canal, literally a tethered cord. The spinal cord ... In children, a tethered cord can force the spinal cord to stretch as they grow. In adults the spinal cord stretches in the ... in the spinal column Dermal Sinus Tract (congenital deformity) Diastematomyelia (split spinal cord) Tethered spinal cord is a ... In tethered spinal cord cases spina bifida can be accompanied by tethering of the spinal cord but in rare cases with Spina ...
*  Sulcus of spinal cord
... may refer to: Anterolateral sulcus of spinal cord Posterolateral sulcus of spinal cord Posterior median ...
*  Nucleus proprius of spinal cord
Nucleus proprius can be found in the gray matter in all levels of the spinal cord. It constitutes the first synapse of the ... Cells in this nucleus project to deeper laminae of the spinal cord, to the posterior column nuclei, and to other supraspinal ... The Nucleus proprius is a layer of the spinal cord adjacent to the substantia gelatinosa. ... "Structure and topography of the nucleus proprius cornus dorsalis of the spinal cord of horses". Pol Arch Weter. 25 (4): 131-6. ...
*  Anterolateral sulcus of spinal cord
The Anterolateral sulcus of spinal cord is a landmark on the anterior side of the spinal cord. It denotes the location at which ... Spinal cord medicine: principles and practice. Demos Medical Publishing. pp. 17-. ISBN 978-1-888799-61-3. Retrieved 19 June ... the ventral fibers leave the spinal cord. The anterolateral sulcus is less visible than the posterolateral sulcus. ...
*  Rehabilitation in spinal cord injury
2008). "Evaluation of an occupational therapy program for patients with spinal cord injury". Spinal Cord. 46 (1): 78-81. doi: ... individuals with a spinal cord injury can greatly benefit from exercise reconditioning. In the majority of cases, spinal cord ... "Augmentation of Voluntary Locomotor Activity by Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation in Motor-Incomplete Spinal Cord-Injured ... "Spinal Rhythm Generation by Step-Induced Feedback and Transcutaneous Posterior Root Stimulation in Complete Spinal Cord-Injured ...
*  Sexuality after spinal cord injury
Committee on Spinal Cord Injury; Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health; Institute of Medicine (27 July 2005). Spinal Cord ... Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine (2010). "Sexuality and reproductive health in adults with spinal cord injury: A clinical ... ISBN 978-1-60406-727-9. Field-Fote, E. (26 March 2009). "Spinal cord injury: An overview". In Field-Fote, E. Spinal Cord Injury ... University of Alabama at Birmingham Spinal Cord Injury Model System video series Sexuality and spinal cord injury: Where we are ...
*  Cranial nerve nucleus
This arrangement mirrors the arrangement of tracts in the spinal cord. Close to the midline are the motor efferent nuclei, such ... sensory Spinal trigeminal nucleus (V) - sensory (crude touch, temperature and pain) Inferior olivary nucleus afferent fibres to ...
*  Marginal nucleus of spinal cord
The marginal nucleus of spinal cord, or posteromarginal nucleus, or Substantia Marginalis, Rexed lamina I, is located at the ... most dorsal aspect of the dorsal horn of the spinal cord. The neurons located here receive input primarily from Lissauer's ...