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The management of acute spinal cord injury: What the future holds

Abstract:

Current management of spinal cord injury is restricted to initial damage limitation, supportive treatment and rehabilitative care. Whilst advancements have been made, a reversal of the injury process and repair of the cord has so far not been achieved and hence this injury has remained "incurable". However, a number of innovative new therapies for spinal cord injury are on the horizon, heralding an exciting era for this field. Ranging from pharmaceuticals and immunoglobulins to hypothermia an...

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Watson, RA More by this author
Tsakok, MT More by this author
Mountain, KE More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Publisher:
Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Pages:
89-121
Publication date:
2012-11-05
URN:
uuid:4ae9493b-7e2d-4952-9e76-68c94bdf89b1
Source identifiers:
447543
Local pid:
pubs:447543
Language:
English

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