Compression of spinal cord

Known as: SPINAL CORD, COMPRESSION, Compressive Myelopathy, cord compression 
Acute and chronic conditions characterized by external mechanical compression of the SPINAL CORD due to extramedullary neoplasm; EPIDURAL ABSCESS… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
PURPOSE To evaluate potential prognostic factors for local control and survival after radiotherapy of metastatic spinal cord… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The standard treatment for spinal cord compression caused by metastatic cancer is corticosteroids and radiotherapy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Persistent or recurrent radicular pain after lumbosacral spine surgery is often associated with nerve root compression… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Spinal cord damage can result in major functional disability. Alteration of the spinal cord structural… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Erythropoietin (EPO) functions as a tissue-protective cytokine in addition to its crucial hormonal role in red cell production… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We have evaluated by in situ nick-end labeling the presence of apoptotic cells in the spinal cord of rats with compression injury… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
PURPOSE In assessing effectiveness of radiation therapy (RT) in metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC), we performed a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Currently, external radiation and steroid therapy are used in most patients with neoplastic spinal cord compression. Surgery is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Eighty-three patients with epidural spinal cord compression, from metastatic cancer were treated with high-dose… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
The effect of duration of acute compression of the spinal cord was assessed in a new model in the rat. The spinal cord was… (More)
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