Systemic Complications of Spinal Cord Injury.

  title={Systemic Complications of Spinal Cord Injury.},
  author={Rochelle T Sweis and Jos{\'e} Biller},
  journal={Current neurology and neuroscience reports},
  volume={17 2},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To review the acute and chronic systemic complications of spinal cord injury and discuss treatment recommendations. RECENT FINDINGS The psychological, social, economic, and permanent neurologic effects associated with spinal cord injury (SCI) have universally persisted over time. Treating acute complications and preventing secondary injury can influence outcome, highlighting the importance of proper management of this patient population. Spinal cord injury (SCI) is due to… CONTINUE READING


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