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Administration of Methylprednisolone for 24 or 48 Hours or Tirilazad Mesylate for 48 Hours in the Treatment of Acute Spinal Cord Injury: Results of the Third National Acute Spinal Cord Injury
Objective.\p=m-\Tocompare the efficacy of methylprednisolone administered for 24 hours with methyprednisolone administered for 48 hours or tirilazad mesylate administered for 48 hours in patientsExpand
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Methylprednisolone or tirilazad mesylate administration after acute spinal cord injury: 1-year follow up. Results of the third National Acute Spinal Cord Injury randomized controlled trial.
OBJECT A randomized double-blind clinical trial was conducted to compare neurological and functional recovery and morbidity and mortality rates 1 year after acute spinal cord injury in patients whoExpand
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Administration of methylprednisolone for 24 or 48 hours or tirilazad mesylate for 48 hours in the treatment of acute spinal cord injury. Results of the Third National Acute Spinal Cord Injury
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of methylprednisolone administered for 24 hours with methyprednisolone administered for 48 hours or tirilazad mesylate administered for 48 hours in patients withExpand
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Surgical management of spinal epidural hematoma: relationship between surgical timing and neurological outcome.
Thirty patients were treated surgically for spinal epidural hematoma (SEH). Twelve of these cases resulted from spinal surgery, seven from epidural catheters, four from vascular lesions, three fromExpand
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Pediatric spinal trauma. Review of 122 cases of spinal cord and vertebral column injuries.
A review of 122 pediatric cases of vertebral column and spinal cord injuries is presented. These relatively uncommon injuries can be characterized by four distinct injury patterns: fracture only,Expand
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Laminectomy plus Fusion versus Laminectomy Alone for Lumbar Spondylolisthesis.
BACKGROUND The comparative effectiveness of performing instrumented (rigid pedicle screws affixed to titanium alloy rods) lumbar spinal fusion in addition to decompressive laminectomy in patientsExpand
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Pediatric cervical spine injuries: report of 102 cases and review of the literature.
OBJECT To evaluate and review their experience with pediatric cervical injuries and factors affecting outcome, the authors conducted a retrospective clinical study of 102 cases (65% boys, 35% girls)Expand
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Traumatic central cord syndrome: results of surgical management.
OBJECT The authors compare clinical outcomes demonstrated in patients with traumatic central cord syndrome (CCS) who underwent early (< or = 24 hours after injury) or late (> 24 hours after injury)Expand
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The anatomical suitability of the C1-2 complex for transarticular screw fixation.
Posterior transarticular screw fixation of the C1-2 complex has become an accepted method of rigid internal fixation for patients requiring posterior C1-2 fusion. The principal limitation of thisExpand
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The infant whiplash-shake injury syndrome: a clinical and pathological study.
The cases of 13 infants (median age, 3 months) who sustained nonaccidental trauma were reviewed. All presented with profound neurological impairment, seizures, retinal hemorrhages, and intracranialExpand
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