Joshua Abraham Mou

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While the average age for patients admitted with spinal cord injury is 32 years, patients under the age of 16 account for 5% of spinal cord injured persons. For these younger patients, an increased mortality up to 24 h post-injury has been reported, however, survivors may regain more function than their adult counterparts, suggesting that age may play a(More)
Approximately 5% of spinal cord injuries in the US occur in patients younger than 16 years. These young patients have an increased mortality within the 24 h after trauma but have a greater capacity for functional recovery than adults, suggesting age-related differences in injury tolerance. Unfortunately, the response of the developing cord to secondary(More)
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