Neurological deterioration in cauda equina syndrome is probably progressive and continuous. Implications for clinical management.

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Fifty-six human and animal studies of cauda equina syndrome (CES) were reviewed. The evidence from human studies was poor (level IV). Evidence from animal studies and limited evidence from human studies suggest that structural and functional neurological losses are a progressive, continuous process. The longer the cauda equina nerve roots are compressed the… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2015.1054364

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@article{Todd2015NeurologicalDI, title={Neurological deterioration in cauda equina syndrome is probably progressive and continuous. Implications for clinical management.}, author={Nicholas V. Todd}, journal={British journal of neurosurgery}, year={2015}, volume={29 5}, pages={630-4} }