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paralysis of both arms and both legs

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Patients with an incomplete SCI had 2.5 greater odds of readmission compared with those with complete SCI (p=0.001, 95% CI 1.44-4.46), patients with NLI at T1-T6 had 2.6 greater odds of readmission than others (p=0.041, 95% CI 1.04-6.71), and patients with paraplegia had 2.3 greater odds of readmission than those with tetraplegia (p=0.000, 95% CI 1.47-3.55).
Our data showed lower values of SDNN (60.2 [+ or -] 14.8 ms) in chronic incomplete cervical SCI when compared to control group (85.4 [+ or -] 16.1 ms), thus speculating that parasympathetic activity is also decreased in patients with tetraplegia associated to sympathetic withdrawal by cervical spinal cord injury.
Young et al., "Restoration of reaching and grasping movements through brain-controlled muscle stimulation in a person with tetraplegia: a proof-of-concept demonstration," The Lancet, vol.
In our previous case reports [16, 17], we evaluated the safety and effectiveness of G-CSF in a patient with tetraplegia caused by a cervical hyperextension injury and in a patient with spastic paraparesis due to kyphoscoliosis.
Apenas um estudo (14,29%) foi direcionado a cuidadores de individuos com paraplegia (14) e outro (14,29%) analisou separadamente a qualidade de vida de cuidadores de adultos com paraplegia e tetraplegia (5).
For instance, 76% of individuals with SCI were shown to have dyslipidemia [4] with another study showing that 50% of individuals with paraplegia and 62% of those with tetraplegia had impaired glucose tolerance [5].
While subnormal temperatures may be recorded in patients with spinal cord injury, critically low temperature in the hypothermic range (<35[degrees]C) was found in only 25/867 (3% of the patients) measurements obtained from 50 patients with chronic tetraplegia [8].
Sjogren-Larsson syndrome (SLS) is a rare neurocutaneous disorder caused by deficient activity of fatty aldehyde dehydrogenase (FALDH) and is characterized by congenital ichthyosis, spastic diplegia or tetraplegia, and intellectual disability.
He is currently suffering from tetraplegia and fractures to the spinal cord.
Approximately 18 percent of these cases are classified as high tetraplegia, defined as SCI at cervical levels 1 to 4, resulting in significant paralysis from the shoulders downward [1].
Previously, Ebrahimzadeh et al, (7) found no difference between Iranian paraplegic veterans with chronic SCI versus those with tetraplegia. By considering the multidimensional construct of HRQOL, determination of QOL among Iranian non-veteran individuals was essential.
The study seeks male and female patients ages 18 to 65 who recently experienced a complete cervical spinal cord injury at the neck that resulted in tetraplegia, the partial or total paralysis of arms, legs and torso.