The International Spinal Cord Injury Survey: The Way Forward

The objective of this paper is to highlight some on-going and planned next steps at the national and international levels.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research

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AbstractPurpose of ReviewThis review focuses on a relatively new neuromodulation method where transcranial magnetic stimulation over the primary motor cortex is paired with transcutaneous electrical stimulation over a peripheral nerve to induce plasticity at corticospinal-motoneuronal synapses.Recent FindingsRecovery of sensorimotor function after spinal cord injury largely depends on transmission in the corticospinal pathway. Significantly damaged corticospinal axons fail to regenerate and participate in functional recovery. Transmission in residual corticospinal axons can be assessed using non-invasive transcranial magne...
Source: Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports - Category: Rehabilitation Source Type: research
Condition:   Spinal Cord Injuries Interventions:   Device: Stimulation and automated rehabilitation / automated rehabilitation;   Device: Automated rehabilitation / Stimulation and automated rehabilitation Sponsor:   Hopital Foch Not yet recruiting
Source: - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
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...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 25 July 2020Source: NeuroImage: ClinicalAuthor(s): Eunhee Park, Hyunsil Cha, Eunji Kim, Yu-Sun Min, Ae Ryoung Kim, Hui Joong Lee, Tae-Du Jung, Yongmin Chang
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 1 August 2020Source: Respiratory Physiology &NeurobiologyAuthor(s): T. Bezdudnaya, M.A. Lane, V. Marchenko
Source: Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The most life-hardening barriers were identified related to infrastructure, a category in which most barriers are modifiable, for example, buildings or transportation. PMID: 32735022 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: J Rehabil Med Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe best treatment options for ED in SCI patients emerged to be PDE5 ‐Is and ICI. The choice of ED treatment should be based on several aspects, including residual erectile function, SCI location and patients’ comorbidities. Future studies assessing the applicability of less well studied treatments, as well as evaluating innovative options, are needed in this spe cific population.
Source: Andrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: REVIEW ARTICLE Source Type: research
CONCLUSION:   The results to date show that implanted neuroprostheses can have a significant impact on the health, function, and quality of life for individuals with SCI. A key focus for the future is to make implanted neuroprostheses broadly available to the SCI population. PMID: 32727296 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Neurological Research - Category: Neurology Tags: Neurol Res Source Type: research
CONCLUSION Compared with aortic balloon occlusion, a Rescue stent offers superior hemorrhage control and survival by virtue of reduced ischemic injury and direct control of the hemorrhagic injury. The Rescue stent may become a useful tool for damage control, especially on the battlefield where definitive repair presents logistical challenges.
Source: The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLES Source Type: research
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