Tag Archives: spinal cord injury

Can RNA therapeutics help spinal cord injury treatments?

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

Three-step method for the frozen elephant trunk positioning by transesophageal echocardiography

Marking the TEE probe at aortic valve level

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.

Treatment for spinal cord injury

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