spinal cord

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Synonyms for spinal cord

a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sensory and motor nerve impulses to and from the brain

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This engineered tissue was also seeded with human thrombin and fibrinogen, which served to stabilize and support neurons in the rat's spinal cord.
Keywords: ASIA impairment scale, Complete SCI, Pressure ulcers, Spinal cord injury.
Following acute spinal cord injury, surgical implantation of the biodegradable Neuro-Spinal Scaffold within the decompressed and debrided injury epicenter is intended to support appositional healing, thereby reducing post-traumatic cavity formation, sparing white matter, and allowing neural regeneration across the healed wound epicenter.
Key Words: Intramedullary Spinal cord tumours, spinal ependymoma, astrocytoma, Haemangioblastoma.
If spinal cord compression occurs, the patient may experience loss of pain relief and neurological symptoms, such as muscle weakness in their limbs.
For their study, the Johns Hopkins researchers analyzed a nationally representative sample of 43,137 adults treated in hospital emergency rooms for spinal cord trauma in the U.
Beyond the personal toll of disability and death, spinal cord injuries are a growing financial burden on the healthcare system, researchers noted.
The report said as many as 500,000 people suffer a spinal cord injury each year.
People with spinal cord injuries are two to five times more likely to die prematurely, with worse survival rates in low- and middle-income countries, stated the "International perspectives on spinal cord injuries" report which summarizes the best available evidence on the causes, prevention, care and lived experience of people with spinal cord injury.
But central to that is the fact that [the health] ministry will now be able to deliver effective rehabilitation and life enhancement for patients who suffered spinal cord injuries, at a lower cost," she said.
However, the survival rate of transplanted cells is relatively low because the cells are particularly vulnerable to apoptosis in the spinal cord.
8220;I am excited to partner with Darrell to give the gift of mobility which really makes a big difference in the lives of persons living with a spinal cord injury," said Toral.
Magnetic resonance imaging was used to localize the lower end of the spinal cord conus.
The team focused their research on spinal cord injuries, caused when it is damaged by trauma rather than disease.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Rutgers scientists have developed an innovative new treatment that could help minimize nerve damage in spinal cord injuries, promote tissue healing and minimize pain.