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In the central nervous system (CNS) nerve regeneration is severely hampered making recovery from lesions such as spinal cord injury (SCI) extremely difficult and one of the most formidable challenges for regenerative medicine. So far, there are
The frozen elephant trunk (FET) procedure has prevailed because it has simplified the treatment of complex thoracic aortic lesions. However, some procedure-related complications have been reported, and spinal cord injury is one of the most important complications.
Approximately 20,000 traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCIs) occur each year in the United States. These injuries are often associated with paralysis and other permanent disabilities. SCI is now recognized to occur in two phases, described as primary
Promoting positive results; Ignoring the negative ones: The story of spinal cord injury treatment press coverage
This is a story about the power of journalism. About how deliberate reporting changes medical opinions of experts and has a long lasting effect on the treatment of injured patients. Spinal cord injured patients are usually young