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BACKGROUND Traumatic spinal cord injuries on cervical canal stenosis represent a steadily increasing pathology, of which clinical and functional outcomes remain largely unknown. MATERIAL AND METHODS We present the results of a prospective study of 20 patients followed for one year who had presented with traumatic spinal cord injury involving initially(More)
OBJECTIVE In order to refine therapeutic strategies for spinal cord injury (SCI) patients with chronic neuropathic pain, it appears essential to assess the impact of socioenvironmental factors on the onset of pain or its chronic nature. The aim of this article is to answer the following question regarding these factors: is there any evidence that managing(More)
INTRODUCTION Therapeutic education is an integrant part of the physical medicine and rehabilitation care of persons with spinal cord injury. It is often conducted in an empirical manner. The objective of this literature review was to evaluate the state of the art regarding the evaluations and therapeutic education programs for persons with spinal cord(More)
INTRODUCTION Post brainstem lesion dysphagia is frequently associated with palatal myoclonus (PM) but the correlation between these two symptoms is still unclear. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to verify the relationship between PM and dysphagia, and if PM could itself induce dysphagia. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twelve patients suffering from post(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the clinical and urodynamic results of repeated intradetrusor botulinum toxin type A injections in children with an acquired neurogenic bladder. PATIENTS AND METHOD We reviewed the data of 8 patients presenting an acquired neurogenic bladder treated between 2005 and 2010. Their mean age was 12.4 years old (range: 5-18). They were all(More)
This paper presents an implemented architecture for easy conception and reorganization of a Boolean knowledge base. As new definitions are added through seamless interaction, the base spontaneously brings up intermingled taxonomies of concepts, which are crucial for knowledge navigation. Complex constraints may be programmatically added by grounding(More)