Functional outcome following spinal cord injury: significance of motor-evoked potentials and ASIA scores.

@article{Curt1998FunctionalOF,
  title={Functional outcome following spinal cord injury: significance of motor-evoked potentials and ASIA scores.},
  author={Armin Curt and Margaret E. Keck and Volker H. Dietz},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1998},
  volume={79 1},
  pages={81-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Prediction of outcome of ambulatory capacity and hand function in tetraplegic patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) using neurologic examination, according to the protocol of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) and motor-evoked potentials (MEP). DESIGN Correlation study on a prospective cohort. SETTING SCI center, university hospital. PATIENTS Thirty-six patients with acute and 34 with chronic SCI. OUTCOME MEASURES (1) ASIA motor and sensory scores, (2) MEP… CONTINUE READING