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Neurotrauma and demanding Care of the Spine offers a concise assessment of the present surgical interventions and clinical remedies for sufferers with disturbing backbone accidents. specialists within the fields of neurosurgery and orthopedic surgical procedure lead clinicians via every one level of sufferer care, from prehospital care to preliminary overview to diagnostic paintings up and eventually via operative and nonoperative remedies. The ebook locations specific emphasis on serious care of the sufferer and gives perception into destiny options for management.
Guiding clinicians from overview via rehabilitation, this ebook provides a entire, multidisciplinary strategy that may let neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, trauma and emergency experts, and citizens in those specialties to optimize sufferer care.
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Anterior Cord Syndrome Anterior cord syndrome is a very rare SCI involving the anterior two thirds of the spinal cord, leaving only the Posterior Cord Syndrome Isolated injury to the posterior columns is unusual and may present with ipsilateral loss of fine touch, vibration, and proprioception with preservation of pain and temperature sense. Autonomic Dysreflexia A clinical syndrome related to sympathetic nervous dysfunction is autonomic dysreflexia, also known as hyperreflexia. This syndrome occurs in up to 85% of patients with a complete SCI above the T6 level.