Declining Incidence of Catastrophic Cervical Spine Injuries in French Rugby: 1996-2006

@article{Bohu2009DecliningIO,
  title={Declining Incidence of Catastrophic Cervical Spine Injuries in French Rugby: 1996-2006},
  author={Y. Bohu and M. Julia and C. Bagate and J. Peyrin and J. Colonna and P. Thoreux and H. Pascal-Moussellard},
  journal={The American Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={37},
  pages={319 - 323}
}
Purpose To investigate the incidence and the risk factors of catastrophic cervical spine injuries in French rugby. Study Design Descriptive epidemiology study. Methods The patients included had cervical spine injuries causing neurological disorder classified from the ASIA scale, grade A to D. A retrospective review of all cases that occurred between the 1996-1997 and the 2005-2006 seasons was made. Circumstances of the injuries and of the clinical outcome were collected by interview. Results… Expand
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