Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Edited by Yannis Dionyssiotis

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Spinal cord injury is a severe condition leading to serious neurological dysfunctions and changes a person's life in a sudden way. Understanding the pathophysiology of spinal cord injury will improve the prognosis and reintegration to the society of spinal cord-injured subjects. The book Essentials in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine includes seven chapters with valuable information addressing hot topics related to spinal cord injury, ranging from pathophysiology, nontraumatic spinal cord injury, complications to exoskeletons, and research therapies with mesenchymal stem cells. The book could be a valued reference for physiatrists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurologists and physical therapists.

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Essentials of Spinal Cord Injury MedicineEdited by Yannis Dionyssiotis

Published: June 13th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/68029

ISBN: 978-1-78923-249-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-248-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-275-1

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

7171 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. Understanding Molecular Pathology along Injured Spinal Cord Axis: Moving Frontiers toward Effective Neuroprotection and Regeneration

By Dasa Cizkova, Adriana-Natalia Murgoci, Lenka Kresakova, Katarina Vdoviakova, Milan Cizek, Tomas Smolek, Veronika Cubinkova, Jusal Quanico, Isabelle Fournier and Michel Salzet


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2. Pharmacological and Nonpharmacological Therapeutic Strategies Based on the Pathophysiology of Acute and Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

By Elisa Garcia, Roxana Rodríguez-Barrera, Jose Mondragón-Caso, Horacio Carvajal and Antonio Ibarra


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3. Spastic Paraplegias Due to Non-Traumatic Spinal Cord Disorders

By Haruo Shimazaki


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4. Penetrating Spinal Cord Injury

By Moti M. Kramer, Asaf Acker and Nissim Ohana


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5. Infectious Complications after Spinal Cord Injury

By Farhad Abbasi and Soolmaz Korooni


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6. Role of Gait Training in Recovery of Standing and Walking in Subjects with Spinal Cord Injury

By Mokhtar Arazpour, Guive Sharifi, Mohammad Ebrahim Mousavi and Maryam Maleki


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7. Cellular Transplantation-Based Therapeutic Strategies for Spinal Cord Injuries: Preclinical and Clinical Updates

By Ishaq N. Khan, Wafaa S. Ramadan, Ghada A. Abdel-Hamid, Saleh Al Karim and Habiba Aurangzeb


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