Injury pattern effect on motor recovery after traumatic spinal cord injury.

@article{Waters1995InjuryPE,
  title={Injury pattern effect on motor recovery after traumatic spinal cord injury.},
  author={Robert L. Waters and Ien H Sie and Rodney H. Adkins and Joy S Yakura},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1995},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={440-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether type of fracture or gunshot injury correlated with extent of motor impairment at 1 month and/or with the amount of motor recovery between 1 month and 1 year. DESIGN Prospective neurological examinations were performed longitudinally after the recommendations of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA). Fractures were classified by the Allen system (cervical spine) or the Denis system (thoracic and lumbar spine). Gunshot injuries were classified based on… CONTINUE READING

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