Predictors of neurologic recovery in acute central cervical cord injury with only upper extremity impairment.

@article{Ishida2002PredictorsON,
  title={Predictors of neurologic recovery in acute central cervical cord injury with only upper extremity impairment.},
  author={Yoichiro Ishida and Toshikatsu Tominaga},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2002},
  volume={27 15},
  pages={1652-8; discussion 1658}
}
STUDY DESIGN A prospective study of 22 patients with the syndrome of acute central cervical spinal cord injury with motor and sensory impairment involving only upper extremities (ACCSCI-U) was done from admission to the 2-year follow-up. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the course of neurologic function and to identify predictors of a good neurologic recovery in patients with ACCSCI-U. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Little is known regarding the time-course profile of neurologic and functional recovery… CONTINUE READING

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