Cervical spinal cord injury without bony injury: a multicenter retrospective study of emergency and critical care centers in Japan.


BACKGROUND To demonstrate the clinical characteristics of patients with cervical cord injury (CCI) without bony injury in Japan. METHODS Retrospective review of 127 patients with CCI without bony injury treated between January 2003 and October 2005 at 11 institutions. RESULTS Prevalence of CCI without bony injury was 32.2% among all CCIs and 0.81% among… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31817db11d