The work involved more than simply inserting stem cells at various intervals along the spinal cord
Conclusions: Pressure ulsers were more common complication detected after spinal cord
injury with more frequency in complete spinal cord
Toronto Western Hospital is the first study site for the company's cervical spinal cord
injury study and Michael Fehlings, M.
Intramedullary spinal cord
tumours peak during 3rd to 4th decade of life
It has been identified that patients who have received Medtronic spinal cord
stimulation devices (see below for lists of devices affected by the hazard alert, including neurostimulators, leads, kits and programmers) have a very small risk of developing a tissue mass around a device lead that can cause spinal cord
We have demonstrated how costly traumatic spinal cord
injury is and how lethal and disabling it can be among older people," says Shalini Selvarajah, M.
The investigators said that even when taking into account injury severity and other illnesses experienced by the patients, older adults with traumatic spinal cord
injury are four times more likely to die in the emergency room from such an injury compared to younger adults.
International perspectives on spinal cord
injury" was developed in association with the International Spinal Cord
Society and Swiss Paraplegic Research, and launched on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December 2013.
Males are most at risk of spinal cord
injury between the ages of 20-29 years and 70 years and older, while females are most at risk between the ages of 15-19 years and 60 years and older.
The Ward has 6 qualified staff members and is is equipped to deliver critical rehabilitation treatment that will add value towards life enhancement for people with spinal cord
injury (SCI) is a serious disease of the central nervous system.
In addition to the Foundation's generous $100,000 contribution, Frank Toral, Senior Partner of Toral, Garcia, Battista Attorneys at Law and founder of the Toral Family Foundation, has committed to donating an additional $50,000 to the SCIAW initiative on behalf of his firm, one of the nation's leading law firms specializing in brain and spinal cord