Management of cardiovascular disease risk factors in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury: an evidence-based review.

@article{Cragg2012ManagementOC,
  title={Management of cardiovascular disease risk factors in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury: an evidence-based review.},
  author={Jacquelyn J. Cragg and James W. Stone and Andrei V Krassioukov},
  journal={Journal of neurotrauma},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 11},
  pages={1999-2012}
}
Clinical scenario: A 37-year-old man suffered a complete spinal cord injury (C8, American Spinal Injury Association Impairment Scale [ASIA] score A) 10 years ago in a car accident. Should primary prevention of cardiovascular disease be a priority in this patient? In order to answer this question, we performed a systematic review of the literature to inform an evidence-based clinical review. The objective was to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the clinical management of… CONTINUE READING

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