Neuropathology of human spinal cord injury sustained in sports-related activities.

@article{Hayes1997NeuropathologyOH,
  title={Neuropathology of human spinal cord injury sustained in sports-related activities.},
  author={Keith C. Hayes and Byron A. Kakulas},
  journal={Journal of neurotrauma},
  year={1997},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={235-48}
}
The neuropathology of 20 cases of traumatic human spinal injury is described. Cases were classified as having "complete" or "incomplete" spinal cord injuries based upon the neuropathological findings. Special attention was directed to those cases with neuropathological evidence of continuity of long tract axons across the lesion but that were obtained from individuals with clinically complete sensory and motor loss. Clinical and neuropathological data were obtained from the Western Australian… CONTINUE READING