Function of the conus medullaris and cauda equina in the early period following spinal cord injury and the relationship to recovery of detrusor function.

@article{Beri1992FunctionOT,
  title={Function of the conus medullaris and cauda equina in the early period following spinal cord injury and the relationship to recovery of detrusor function.},
  author={Aleksandar Beri{\'c} and Jennifer K. Light},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1992},
  volume={148 6},
  pages={1845-8}
}
A total of 26 patients with an early suprasacral spinal cord injury underwent comprehensive neurourological evaluation to determine if there was any correlation between the return of detrusor function and neural function of the sacral cord. In addition, the incidence of a subclinical sacral neural dysfunction early after spinal cord injury was assessed. Lumbosacral evoked potentials to tibial nerve stimulation were used to assess the sensory root and cord gray matter of the L5 to S2 segments… CONTINUE READING