Spine and spinal cord war injuries during the war in Croatia.

  title={Spine and spinal cord war injuries during the war in Croatia.},
  author={Stipan Jankovi{\'c} and Željko Bu{\vs}i{\'c} and Dragan Primorac},
  journal={Military medicine},
  volume={163 12},
OBJECTIVE The present report summarizes the experience of an evacuation hospital in southern Croatia in treating 96 patients with spine and spinal cord war injuries. METHODS A retrospective review was done for 96 wounded persons (86 soldiers, 10 civilians) with spinal cord injuries from August 1991 through December 1995. The ages ranged from 15 to 59 years (mean, 28.3 years for soldiers, 38.5 years for civilians). Diagnostic procedures were plain radiography, computed tomography, and computed… CONTINUE READING

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