Spinal Cord Injury and Related Clinical Trials

  title={Spinal Cord Injury and Related Clinical Trials},
  author={Young-Hoon Kim and Kee Yong Ha and Sang-Il Kim},
  booktitle={Clinics in orthopedic surgery},
Spinal cord injury (SCI) has been considered an incurable condition and it often causes devastating sequelae. In terms of the pathophysiology of SCI, reducing secondary damage is the key to its treatment. Various researches and clinical trials have been performed, and some of them showed promising results; however, there is still no gold standard treatment with sufficient evidence. Two therapeutic concepts for SCI are neuroprotective and neuroregenerative strategies. The neuroprotective… CONTINUE READING
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