Spinal Cord Injury (SCI): Types and Treatment News Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2018-09-30
Although some of these documents from our Spinal Cord Injury category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of Spinal Cord Injury Publications:
Scientists discover new treatment to dramatically reduce swelling after brain and spinal cord injuries, offering hope to 75 million victims worldwide each year.
Specialist reserchers detect brain damage in patients with cervical hernias by using neuroimage and artificial intelligence techniques.
Derived from human pluripotent stem cells, these diverse cells advance disease modeling and may provide new, scalable source of replacement cells for spinal cord injuries (SCI).
New study offers hope of recovery from spinal cord injury, novel enzyme treatment may reduce inflammation and scarring that prevent neuronal regeneration.
LM11A-31 appears to help by blocking dual activity of pro-nerve growth factor (proNGF) and a receptor called p75.
People with severe spinal cord injuries (SCI) regain use of hands and fingers after undergoing nonsurgical, noninvasive spinal stimulation procedure.
First successful clinical implantation of its one-of-a-kind Swedge Pedicle Screw System for surgical repair and reconstruction of debilitating spinal conditions.
A five-year grant from National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research funds multi-site study of intermittent hypoxia in spinal cord injury.
International team of researchers has for the first time investigated extent and progression of microstructural changes over first two years after spinal cord injury.
Study reveals most pressing concerns for individuals with SCI showed that bowel care, followed by sexual function, bladder function and pain were key concerns.
Neuroscientists and surgeons successfully grafted human neural progenitor cells into rhesus monkeys with spinal cord injuries representing major step toward future human clinical trials.
Researchers are now able to decode the distinctions that lead to specialization in motor control for the two sets of human limbs.
Experimental treatment that sends electrical currents through the spinal cord has improved debilitating side effects for man with spinal cord injury.
Many of the genes that repair an injured spinal cord in a fish called the lamprey are also active in the repair of the peripheral nervous system in mammals.
Mayo Clinic study reveals most patients with suspected spinal cord inflammation of unknown cause have an alternative, specific diagnosis.
Researchers solve mystery about how the spinal cord knows when to pay attention to certain pieces of information, and when to ignore it as distracting.
Information and pictures of the spine and spinal cord showing C1 to S5 vertebra and which vertebra effect various body functions.
Definition of Quadriplegia and Paraplegia including interesting spinal cord injury (SCI) information and statistics.
A scaffold made of energetic polymer to coax nerve cells to extend axons over the damaged section of the spine may be a solution for SCI.
Individual with complete spinal cord injury regains voluntary motor function - Extended activity-based training with epidural stimulation resulted in ability to stand and move without stimulation.
The treatment could potentially limit secondary damage to the spinal cord in humans after an SCI.
Study shows that changes in the brain after spinal cord injury are necessary to restore at least some function to lower limbs.
New study reports PJK risk following lumbar spinal fusion depends on level of the spine fused. Researchers found fusing the lower portion of lumbar spine resulted in decreased risk of PJK.
Report reveals SCI patients also at risk for cardiovascular disease; pneumonia; blood clots; bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction; constipation; gastrointestinal problems; pressure ulcers; and chronic pain.
Implanted spinal stimulator shows promise in returning hand strength and movement to man who broke his neck in a dirt-biking accident.
Patients with spinal cord injuries could regain use of paralyzed arms and legs controlled via a tiny array of implanted electrodes.
Study reveals astronauts who spend a lot of time in space develop atrophy of the muscles supporting the spine.
Dr. Fabien Bitan provides tips and explains common points about minimally invasive spine surgery, an increasingly popular surgical option for back pain.
John Corcoran, brother of Barbara Corcoran, became paralyzed after a horrific motorcycle accident last fall and is now getting back to life as he always knew it.
Understanding how aging impacts recovery and repair after a spinal cord injury (SCI).
Motor skill rehabilitation may be more effective if therapy routines reflect which type of neural circuit controls the physical movement.
Investigators find endoscopic spine surgery to be safe and effective at the 23rd annual meeting of the Spine Intervention Society.
Transcutaneous stimulation delivers electrical current to the spinal cord by way of electrodes placed on the skin of the lower back.
Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Unite to advance groundbreaking therapy for SCI.
Interleukin-33 is released upon injury and activates cells called glia, beginning protective response and promoting recovery.
Study suggests activation of muscle spindles essential to promote recovery process of damaged neuronal networks after spinal cord injury.
Osteosynthesis rod designed and manufactured pre-operatively to realign the spine which had been deformed from scoliosis.
Study reveals patients with spinal compression fractures who wore no brace fared as well as patients instructed to wear a brace for treatment.
BioAccel life-altering mission to restore health and independence to the lives of people with spinal cord injuries.
Possibility that respiratory paralysis can be reversed at long intervals after spinal cord injury.
Study addresses critical health problem for those who are paralyzed by improving bladder function among people with spinal cord injuries.
Neuralstem, Inc. announce first patient was treated in trial testing NSI-566 human neural stem cells for treatment of chronic spinal cord injury (cSCI).
Researchers discover cause of involuntary muscle contractions in severe spinal cord injuries and results may pave the way for new treatment methods.
Idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is the most common form of pediatric spinal deformity and affects around 3% of children around the world.
Researchers have identified two types of neurons that enable the spinal cord to control skilled forelimb movement.
People with paraplegia able to voluntarily move paralyzed muscles as result of therapy involving electrical stimulation of spinal cord.
New discovery suggests it could one day be possible to chemically reprogram and repair damaged nerves after spinal cord injury or brain trauma.
Patients with spinal fractures caused by osteoporosis or weakened bones can now reduce pain, restore function and improve quality of life with new type of vertebral augmentation.
Information regarding the spinal cord disorder Syringomyelia, a disorder in which a cyst forms within the spinal cord.
Study shows diaphragm pacing in SCI is successful when weaning patients from ventilators and bridging patients to independent respiration.
The number of serious traumatic spinal cord injuries is on the rise in the United States, and the leading cause no longer appears to be motor vehicle crashes.
Researchers reveal properties of a spinal cord/Schwann cell bridge interface enable regenerated and elongated brainstem axons to cross the bridge and potentially lead to an improvement in hind limb movement of rats with spinal cord injury.
Article examines findings that Biphasic Electrical stimulation (BES) may be used as a strategy for preventing cell apoptosis in stem cell based transplantation therapy in injured spinal cords.
Functionality of torn or damaged nerve could be restored with biodegradable implant and Guiding Regeneration Gel that increases nerve growth and healing.
Study demonstrates artificial neural connections can compensate for interrupted descending pathways and promote volitional control of upper limb movement after damage of neural pathways by SCI or stroke.
A training regimen to adjust the body's motor reflexes may help improve mobility for some people with incomplete spinal cord injuries.
Study finds long term lower extremity functional electrical stimulation (FES) cycling associated with substantial improvements in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI).
For many patients with unstable cervical degenerative spondylolisthesis observation may be a better choice than surgery according new research.
Researchers describe how an electrode array on top the brain enabled a paralyzed man to control movement of a character on computer screen in 3 dimensions with thoughts.
Using noninvasive stimulation improved ability of people with spinal cord injuries to use their hands showing promise for treating partially paralyzed due to SCI.
Study on mechanisms of spinal cord repair in zebrafish which can regenerate their spinal cord following injury.
UCLA study shows diet enriched with omega-3 fatty acid and Curcumin may preserve walking ability with spinal-cord injury.
For older adults with C2 fractures of the upper cervical spine surgery and nonsurgical treatment provide similar short and long term outcomes.
Research suggests possible new avenue to counteract degeneration of the spinal cord in human spinal cord injury (SCI) cases.
New standards that guide consistent classification of spinal cord injuries in care and research.
X-rays of blood vessels near the spinal cord often feared for possible complications of stroke and kidney damage found to be safe and effective.
NSCIA has launched its New Beginning initiative to provide tools and resources for individuals with new spinal cord injuries and disorders.
Unprecedented results were achieved through continual direct epidural electrical stimulation of the subjects lower spinal cord.
Chemically synthesized siRNA molecule decreases production of the RhoA protein when administered to the spine and allows regeneration of nerve cells.
United Spinal Association and National Spinal Cord Injury Association will merge to better serve people with spinal cord injuries and disorders.
Spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function such as mobility or feeling.
Certain sugar residues in the spinal cord regulate the growth and survival of nerve cells which control the movement of muscles.
Enabled Online has featured Bert Burns in an article about overcoming a spinal cord injury.
After a spinal cord injury factors impede the regeneration of nerve cells including destabilization of the cytoskeleton and development of scar tissue.
Data supporting the potential therapeutic benefit of Athersys MultiStem program for spinal cord injury.
Long-term outcomes of spinal-cord tumor patients treated by radiotherapy for Gliomas which represent most spinal cord tumors.
Whether vertebroplasty had additional value compared with optimum pain treatment in a well-defined group of patients with acute vertebral compression fractures.
New type of microchip muscle stimulator implant that will enable people with paraplegia to exercise their paralyzed leg muscles.
While regeneration after severe brain and spinal cord injury is limited milder SCI are often followed by good functional recovery.
Spinal fractures caused by osteoporosis are often dismissed as back pain or arthritis and do not come to clinical attention.
Facts and definition regarding Quadriplegia a four limb paralysis also known as Tetraplegia Persons having Quadriplegia are referred to as quadriplegics.
Single type of gene acts as a master organizer of motor neurons in spinal cord finding could help scientists develop new treatments for Lou Gehrigs disease or spinal cord injury.
UCI study is first to show reversal of long-term hind-limb paralysis.
US DoD $5.4 million grant to support expansion of translational research to find treatments for military men and women with spinal cord injuries.
Regeneration of nerve connections that control voluntary movement after spinal cord injury - potential for paralysis and motor function impairments.
U of C scientists find new method to help nerves grow after trauma or injury.
Because spinal cord injury is such a catastrophic event people are suddenly faced with all sorts of changes.
University of Alberta's Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine discovery offers promising research for spinal-cord injury treatments (SCI).
CT technique eliminates the need for X-rays in trauma patients with possible spinal fractures.
Understanding how folic acid might help heal brain and spinal cord injuries.
Could chitosan restore the spinal cords ability to transmit electrical signals to the brain through a damaged region.
New developments in the management of spinal cord injuries (SCI) are on the horizon.
CD95L might be a treatment for inflammatory diseases such as autoimmune disorders rheumatoid arthritis or multiple sclerosis.
Johns Hopkins neuroscientists discovery key to spinal cord defects.
Device designed to improve breathing in patients with upper spinal-cord injuries to keep them from breathing independently.
Substances naturally produced by the human body may one day help prevent paralysis following a spinal cord injury.
Research finds that adult neurons can still regenerate as long as 15 months after a spinal cord injury.
Antibodies may promote healing and reduce the long term effects of spinal cord injury.
Currently there are no treatments to reverse damage to the spinal cord only approaches to prevent further damage.
Injecting biomaterial gel into a spinal cord injury site provides significantly improved healing.
Common food dye may offer promise for preventing secondary damage that immediately follows a traumatic injury to the spinal cord.
Regeneration of a critical type of nerve fiber that travels between the brain and the spinal cord.
Researchers have been able to speed recovery and substantially reduce damage resulting from spinal cord injury in preclinical studies.
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