Spinal cord injury: association with axonal peripheral neuropathy in severely paralysed limbs.

@article{Kamradt2013SpinalCI,
  title={Spinal cord injury: association with axonal peripheral neuropathy in severely paralysed limbs.},
  author={Till Kamradt and Coen R. N. Rasch and Christian Schuld and Markus Boettinger and Bettina Muerle and Cornelia Hensel and Carl Hans Fuerstenberg and Norbert J Weidner and Rudiger Rupp and Andreas Hug},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={843-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Pressure sores are a major health problem in spinal cord injury (SCI). In this population pressure damage to peripheral nerves was not thoroughly investigated so far. However, intact peripheral nerves and innervated muscles are a prerequisite for the effectiveness of supportive therapies like functional electrical stimulation (FES). METHODS We assessed electroneurographic (ENG) data of lower limbs in SCI individuals admitted to our hospital due to severe pressure sores… CONTINUE READING
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