The effect of frailty on outcome after traumatic spinal cord injury - Banaszek D, Inglis T, Marion TE, Charest-Morin R, Moskven E, Rivers CS, Kurban D, Flexman A, Ailon T, Dea N, Kwon BK, Paquette SJ, Fisher CG, Dvorak MF, Street J.

This study sought to determine the effect of frailty on patient outcome after traumatic spinal cord injury (tSCI). Patients with tSCI were prospectively identified from 2004-2016. We...
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The objective of this study was to determine the independent association of ambulatory ability with complications and medical costs in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). METHODS Patients with SCI between T1-T12 enrolled in the Nation...
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OBJECTIVE: Identify the relationships of behavioral factors with unintentional injuries among participants with traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI). DESIGN: Cross-sectional. SETTING: Medical university in the Southeastern United States. PARTICIPANTS...
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Context: Although spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D) results in complex biological and psychosocial impairments that adversely impact an individual's overall quality of sexual life, sexual health is poorly integrated into the current rehabilitati...
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OBJECTIVE: To: assess safety and feasibility for persons with acute spinal cord injury (SCI) using the robotic exoskeleton. DESIGN: Case series observational study. SETTING: A level one trauma center in Canada with both acute and tertiary inpatient...
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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of a newly acquired Spinal Cord Injury by identifying profiles of psychological adaptation outcomes at discharge from inpatient rehabilitation, using several outcome measures in parallel and to examine biopsychosocial fact...
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CONCLUSIONS: These results indicate that NF-κB pathway-regulated CCL28 production plays a protective role after SCI through recruiting CCR10-expressing and immunosuppressive Treg cells, and suggest that interfering CCL28-CCR10 axis might be of potential clinical benefit in improving SCI recovery. PMID: 31557129 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The objective of this study is to describe the outcomes of femur fractures treated in patients with pre-existing spinal cord inj...
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The third leading cause of spinal injuries are gunshot wounds to the spine, accounting  for 15.2% of all spinal cord injuries. Treatment for gunshot wound spinal cord injuries (GSWSCI) remains variable, with indications for surgery being controversial. The...
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Julie Rosenbaum Matthew Ellman By MATTHEW S. ELLMAN, MD and JULIE R. ROSENBAUM, MD What if firearm deaths could be reduced by visits to the doctor? More than 35,000 Americans are killed annually by gunfire, about 60% of which are from suicide. The remaining deaths are mostly from accidental injury or homicide. Mass shootings represent only a tiny fraction of that number.  There’s a lot physicians can do to reduce these numbers. Typically, medical organizations such as the AMA recommend counseling patients on firearm safety.  But there is another way to use medical expertise to help reduce harm f...
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INTRODUCTION: Surviving a traumatic cervical Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) has an immense effect on an individual's physical function and independence. It also predisposes them to financial, social, psychological and several medical complications throughout the...
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