[The affected medullary segment in paraplegics. Relation to sexual function in men (author's transl)].

@article{Grossiord1978TheAM,
  title={[The affected medullary segment in paraplegics. Relation to sexual function in men (author's transl)].},
  author={A Grossiord and P A Chapelle and Ph Lacert and S Pannier and J. -P. Durand},
  journal={Revue neurologique},
  year={1978},
  volume={134 12},
  pages={729-40}
}
The authors made a detailed clinical analysis of 119 stabilized total paraplegics in order to define, as precisely as possible, the limits of the medullary segment which, for each patient, had lost all its functional value. The relationships between the affected segments and the sexual capabilities of these patients show that the segment must: --exclude the sacral spinal cord if reflex erections are to occur; --underly Th. IX at least, or better still Th. XI, for psychogenic turgescence to… CONTINUE READING