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Pawel Tabakow, Wlodzimierz Jarmundowicz, Bogdan Czapiga, Wojciech Fortuna, Ryszard Miedzybrodzki, Marcin Czyz, Juliusz Huber, Dariusz Szarek, Stefan Okurowski, Pawel Szewczyk, Andrzej Gorski, Geoffrey Raisman
OBJECTIVE:Numerous studies in animals have shown the unique property of olfactory ensheathing cells tostimulate regeneration of lesioned axons in the spinal cord. In a Phase I clinical trial, weassessed the safety and feasibility of transplantation of autologous mucosal olfactoryensheathing cells and olfactory nerve fibroblasts in patients with complete spinal cord injury.METHODS:Six patients with chronic thoracic paraplegia (American Spinal Injury Association class AASIA A) were enrolled for the study. Three patients were operated and three served as acontrol group...
April 2, 2013: Cell Transplantation
F Biering-Sørensen, M Scheuringer, M Baumberger, S W Charlifue, M W M Post, F Montero, N Kostanjsek, G Stucki
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this paper is to outline the proposed development process for the ICF Core Sets for Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) and to invite clinical and consumer experts to actively participate in this process. ICF Core Sets are selections of categories of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) that are relevant to persons with a specific condition or in a specific setting. METHOD: The project is a cooperation between the ICF Research Branch of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaboration Centre of the Family of International Classifications (DIMDI, Germany), the Classification, Assessment and Terminology (CAT) team and the Disability and Rehabilitation (DAR) team at WHO, the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) and International Society for Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) and partner institutions across the world...
September 2006: Spinal Cord
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June 1960: Khirurgiia
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May 1956: A.M.A. Archives of Surgery
John J McDonnell, Kim E Knowles, Alexander deLahunta, Jerold S Bell, Charles T Lowrie, Rory J Todhunter
Five young Shiloh Shepherd Dogs (4 males and 1 female) related by a common sire were studied because of progressive pelvic limb weakness and incoordination. All dogs had a spastic paraparesis and pelvic limb ataxia consistent with an upper motor neuron and general proprioceptive lesion between spinal cord segments T3 and L3. Proliferative lesions involving one or more of the articular processes from the 11th thoracic vertebrae to the 2nd lumbar vertebra were observed on radiographs of the thoracolumbar vertebrae...
July 2003: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
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