Stem-like cells of various origins showed therapeutic effect to improve the recovery of spinal cord injury
Volume 48, Issue 1, December 2020, Page 627-638 .
CONCLUSIONS: 1. SCI individuals suffer mostly from lack of dynamic stability, which does not depend on their lesion levels. 2. It seems that this problem may be due to rehabilitation methods used to improve stability in these patients. 3. It is recommended that new methods of rehabilitation or assistive devices should be used to improve stability of these individuals. PMID: 32242525 [PubMed - in process]
Authors: Sato KL, Sanada LS, Silva MDD, Okubo R, Sluka KA Abstract Background: Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), manual acupuncture (MA), and spinal cord stimulation (SCS) are used to treat a variety of pain conditions. These non-pharmacological treatments are often thought to work through similar mechanisms, and thus should have similar effects for different types of pain. However, it is unclear if each of these treatments work equally well on each type of pain condition. The purpose of this study was to compared the effects of TENS, MA, and SCS on neuropathic, inflammatory, and non-inflammatory ...
Conclusion: These findings indicated that individuals with greater sensory and motor loss had an increased risk of developing additional pressure injuries compared to individuals with less impairment. These results are meaningful for stakeholders interested in understanding factors associated with developing subsequent pressure injuries during the index rehabilitation stay and provide a foundation for future research in this area. PMID: 32233917 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Sengupta M, Gupta A, Khanna M, Rashmi Krishnan UK, Chakrabarti D PMID: 32235290 [PubMed]
Authors: Chakrabarti D, Gupta A PMID: 32235289 [PubMed]
Authors: Saha S PMID: 32235288 [PubMed]
Condition: Spinal Cord Contusion Intervention: Biological: Human Allogeneic Umbilical Cord Blood Mononuclear Cells (hUCBMCs) systemic (i.v.) infusions Sponsors: Sklifosovsky Institute of Emergency Care; National Medical Research Center for Cardiology, Ministry of Health of Russian Federation Completed
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Conclusion: I/R injury of the spinal cord can be successfully demonstrated by aortic clamping in this surgical model. Betanin/Copper sulphate has ameliorative effects against operative I/R injury. Low toxicity of those agents makes them ideal targets for clinical research for this purpose. PMID: 32223592 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusion: Current surgical treatment of post-traumatic syringomyelia involves restoration of normal CSF flow dynamics; further prospective work is needed to correlate the clinical state, radiographic measures, and efficacy of surgical intervention. PMID: 32223591 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]