International Standards For Neurological Classification Of Spinal Cord Injury

  title={International Standards For Neurological Classification Of Spinal Cord Injury},
  author={Ralph J. Marino and Tarc{\'i}sio Eloy Pessoa Barros and Fin Biering-S{\o}rensen and Stephen P. Burns and William H. Donovan and Daniel E. Graves and Michael H Haak and Lesley M Hudson and Michael M. Priebe},
  journal={The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine},
  pages={S50 - S56}

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Interventional Clinical Trial
Robotic gait training is often used with the aim to improve walking ability in individuals with Spinal Cord Injury. However, robotic gait training alone may not be sufficient. This… Expand
ConditionsParaplegia, Spastic, Paraplegia, Spinal, Spinal Cord Injuries, (+1 more)
InterventionDevice, Other
Cerebrospinal fluid levels of GFAP and pNF-H are elevated in patients with chronic spinal cord injury and neurological deterioration
The present findings suggest that in patients with spinal cord tethering, CSF GFAP and pNF-H levels might reflect ongoing scar formation and neuronal injury potentially responsible for progressive neurological deterioration. Expand
Brain motor control assessment post intensive whole-body exercise vs. upper body exercise after spinal cord injury
BMCA is a valuable objective assessment tool that could add resolution to the clinical evaluation of patients with SCI post different therapeutic techniques. Expand
Ergoterapia in persone con lesione spinale affetteda dolori neuropatici. Una revisione dellaletteratura
Le evidenze ad oggi a disposizione nonostante riportino risultati positivi in merito all’implementazione di tale approccio nella presa a carico della casistica sopracitata, necessitano maggiore ricerca e raggiungimento di campioni piu numerosi al fine di poterne generalizzare l’effetto. Expand
Five times sit-to-stand test for ambulatory individuals with spinal cord injury: a psychometric study on the effects of arm placements
The current findings recommend the FTSST for ambulatory individuals with SCI using arms free by sides, with excellent rater and test–retest reliability and a modest to strong correlation with their physical ability. Expand
Spinal cord injury and polypharmacy: a scoping review
A paucity of research on polypharmacy post-SCI/D is identified, highlighting a need for future research and optimizing medication management should be a significant focus of spinal cord injury/dysfunction rehabilitation and research in order to develop targeted interventions that improve patient outcomes. Expand
Normalization of disrupted clock gene expression in males with tetraplegia: a crossover randomized placebo-controlled trial of melatonin supplementation
Several peripheral clock genes displayed distorted expression levels in tetraplegia by examining how exogenous melatonin may influence the expression of clock gene mRNAs by Supplementation with melatonin changed the mRNA expression levels of these genes toward those observed among able-bodied men. Expand
Prophylactic enlargement of the thecal sac volume by spinal expansion duroplasty in patients with unresectable malignant intramedullary tumors and metastases prior to radiotherapy
In unresectable intramedullary tumors and metastases, spinal expansion duroplasty seems to be a safe procedure with the potential to prevent neurological decline due to radiation-induced cord swelling. Expand
Relationship between autonomic cardiovascular control and obstructive sleep apnoea in persons with spinal cord injury: a retrospective study
There was no relationship between BP pattern or HRV and the severity of OSA in persons with SCI, and none of the HRV parameters differed between dippers, non-dippers and reverse dippers. Expand
The Influence of the Aquatic Environment on Quasi-Static and Dynamic Domains of Posture: Towards Applications for Spinal Cord Injury Aquatic Rehabilitation
Overall, individuals with iSCI felt safer performing standing and gait initiation in water than on land, with the exception of one participant with extensive sensory deficits. Expand
The effect of velocity and timing of residual compression in a rodent dislocation spinal cord injury model
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Definition of complete spinal cord injury
Prospective serial neurological examinations were performed on 445 consecutive traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) patients admitted for rehabilitation on an average of 22.8±15.6 days after injury, in order to compare the definitions in terms of consistency and prognostic ability. Expand
Motor classification of spinal cord injuries with mobility, morbidity and recovery indices
A standardized motor examination is introduced that will aid in the direct comparison of future results for any spinal cord treatment regimes and tables of MIi and recovery rates have been presented to aid the correct classification of new patients and the prediction of their present chances of motor recovery. Expand
The value of postural reduction in the initial management of closed injuries of the spine with paraplegia and tetraplegia
The incidence of various types of fracture and fracture-dislocation and the degree of reduction achieved by postural reduction is analysed in relation to the initial and late neurological lesions. Expand