• surgery
  • A new score for prognosis of survival after surgery for spinal cord compression includes: hormone status of prostate cancer, Karnofsky performance status, evidence of visceral metastasis, and preoperative serum PSA. (diva-portal.org)
  • blood
  • This lack of oxygen can be the result of placenta malfunction, womb rupture, umbilical cord damage, low maternal blood pressure or asphyxia during labor and delivery. (wikipedia.org)
  • brain
  • Conditions that affect the brain and spinal cord can cause quadriplegia and this can happen from trauma, infections, autoummune conditions like multiple sclerosis and many others. (healthtap.com)
  • loss
  • Paraplegia is the loss of power in the lower extremities usually due to spinal cord (spastic variety) or peripheral nerve and muscle disease (flaccid type) amputee is a person who has had part or the whole of a limb removed this could be due to a variety of causes from vascular disease trauma or cancer . (healthtap.com)