The role of hemorrhage following spinal-cord injury.

  title={The role of hemorrhage following spinal-cord injury.},
  author={Patrick Losey and Christopher C Young and Emily Krimholtz and R{\'e}gis Bordet and Daniel C. Anthony},
  journal={Brain research},
Spinal-cord injury is characterized by primary damage as a direct consequence of mechanical insult, and secondary damage that is partly due to the acute inflammatory response. The extent of any hemorrhage within the injured cord is also known to be associated with the formation of intraparenchymal cavities and has been anecdotally linked to secondary damage. This study was designed to examine the contribution of blood components to the outcome of spinal-cord injury. We stereotaxically… CONTINUE READING