Technical note: In Mexico, the majority of 147 traumatic spinal cord injuries occurred in the thoracic spine for young males - Almend árez-Sánchez CA, Sotelo-Popoca T, Tafur-Grandett AA, Huato-Reyes R.

BACKGROUND: Traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) is a devastating problem typically associated with multi-organ disorders. Studies regarding TSCI and their attendant comorbidities are scarce from developing countries. Methods: The electronic files of 14...
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Accidents are the cause of some 50 deaths per 100,000 population each year; some 3% of these are from traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI), a damage that causes temporary or permanent motor deficits, often leading to permanent neurological alterations. The a...
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OBJECTIVE: The German Spinal Cord Injury Survey is part of the International Spinal Cord Injury Survey, which aims to collect data about the life experience of persons with spinal cord injury worldwide. This paper reports on the perceived environmental bar...
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PURPOSE: Newer classification systems for upper cervical spine trauma now include ligamentous injury in addition to fracture and dislocation patterns. Assessment of associated ligamentous injury, spinal cord injury (SCI), and blunt cerebrovascular injuries...
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Accidents are the fourth cause of death, after heart disease, cancer and stroke, ±50 increases per year 100,000 population each year, 3% of the causes of death are due to direct spinal cord trauma, 2% due to multiple trauma. Attitudes or responses are ver...
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INTRODUCTION: Evidence of the effect of comorbid spinal cord injury (SCI) on cognitive outcome of persons undergoing rehabilitation following newly diagnosed traumatic brain injury (TBI) is limited. We conducted a population-based study to investigate this...
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Neurological outcomes following spinal cord injury (SCI) are currently difficult to predict. Whilst the initial American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Impairment Scale (AIS) grade can give an estimate of outcome, the high remaining degree of uncertainty...
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OBJECTIVE: To describe epidemiological features of traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) and to conduct a comparison with data from 2002. DESIGN: Retrospective research. Setting: China Rehabilitation Research Center (CRRC), Beijing. METHODS: ...
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The care of a patient with a spinal cord injury is part of healthcare systems. It causes a substantial physical and emotional drain on the caretakers who often are in short supply and thus may lack adequate training, preparation, and support. Long hours of...
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OBJECTIVE: To describe the employment situation of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) in 22 countries participating in the International Spinal Cord Injury Community Survey (InSCI), compare observed and predicted employment rates, estimate gaps in employ...
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As a community survey of people living with spinal cord injury in 22 countries, representing all six of WHO regions of the world, InSCI is one of a very few surveys that highlights, not only the basic medical issues, but also the impact of SCI on the every...
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