The impact of a comorbid spinal cord injury on cognitive outcomes of male and female patients with traumatic brain injury - Mollayeva T, Sutton M, Escobar M, Hurst M, Colantonio A.

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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BACKGROUND: Studies report rates of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in spinal cord injury (SCI) range between 10 and 60%. This broad estimate of MCI in SCI is most likely a result of: (i) inconsistent operationalization of MCI; (ii) heterogeneity among ind...
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STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective review of data from a prospective database of a Level 1 trauma center. OBJECTIVES: This project aims to identify factors collected during the acute and rehabilitative care following a traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) asso...
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PURPOSE: Gunshot wounds are the second leading cause of spinal cord injuries. Surgical intervention for gunshot injury to the spine carries a high rate of complications. There is a scarcity of data on civilian gunshot injuries to the spine in Pakistan. App...
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This study discussed the reports by participants in a randomised controlled trial of a novel intervention for spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation in Cape Town, South Africa. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Sixteen participants were randomised to re...
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BACKGROUND: Traumatic injury to the spine can be a complex diagnostic and therapeutic entity often with devastating consequences. Outside of the isolated vertebral column injury costs; annual costs associated with spinal cord injury (SCI) are estimated to ...
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In response to NIH initiatives to investigate sex as a biological variable in preclinical animal studies, researchers have increased their focus on male and female differences in neurotrauma. Inclusion of both sexes when modeling neurotrauma is leading to ...
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This study aimed to investigate the factor...
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This study explores the experiences of post-injury ca...
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STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective case series. OBJECTIVES: To examine the patterns and relative rates of occurrence of spinal cord injury (SCI) in automobiles compared to motorcycles and bicycles. SETTING: Los Angeles County, California. METHODS: A r...
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STUDY DESIGN: Expert workgroup consensus, focused literature review, and vetting via feedback from international presentations and spinal cord professional membership groups. OBJECTIVES: Develop and refine a basic dataset to enable standardized documen...
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