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Spinal Cord Injury Therapy


Gabriel Guízar-Sahagún

Unidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Neurológicas

Elisa García-Vences

Centro de Investigación en Ciencias de la Salud (CICSA)

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is one of the main pathologies causing significant loss of neurological function. Therefore, a variety of pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies are the aims of several studies. To provide the best care, it is important to know and understand the therapeutic approaches that have shown important progress in this topic. This book contains eight chapters that are divided into three sections: Introduction, Pharmacological Therapies, and Non-Pharmacological Therapies. The authors of the chapters deal with the pathophysiology of SCI, the effect of antioxidant and immunosuppressive agents, stem cell-based therapies, the use of cultured cells for transference or transplantation, and the application of non-invasive modalities (transcutaneous electrical spinal cord stimulation, etc.) for SCI rehabilitation.

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Spinal Cord Injury TherapyEdited by José Juan Antonio Ibarra Arias

Published: November 27th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77698

ISBN: 978-1-78984-162-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-161-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-844-0

Copyright year: 2019

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2 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

8 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Trends in Therapeutic Strategies after Spinal Cord Injury

By Tamara D. Frydman and Antonio Ibarra


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2. Physiopathology of Spinal Cord Injury

By Susana Martiñón, Juan Armando Reyes-Perez and Psyché Calderón-Vargas


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3. Reactive Astrocyte Gliosis: Production of Inhibitory Molecules

By Mohammad Taghi Joghataei, Fereshteh Azedi and Soraya Mehrabi


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4. Current Developments in Antioxidant Therapies for Spinal Cord Injury

By Jonathan Vilchis Villa, Dulce M. Parra Villamar, José Alberto Toscano Zapien, Liliana Blancas Espinoza, Juan Herrera García and Raúl Silva García


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5. Effects of Cyclosporin-A, Minocycline, and Tacrolimus (FK506) on Enhanced Behavioral and Biochemical Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury in Rats

By Mohammad Ahmad and Abdualrahman Saeed Alshehri


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6. Noninvasive Modalities Used in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

By Filipe O. Barroso, Alejandro Pascual-Valdunciel, Diego Torricelli, Juan C. Moreno, Antonio Del Ama-Espinosa, Jozsef Laczko and José L. Pons


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7. Transplantation or Transference of Cultured Cells as a Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury

By Roxana Rodríguez-Barrera, Karla Soria-Zavala, Julián García-Sánchez, Lisset Karina Navarro-Torres, Estefanía de la Cruz Castillo and Elisa García-Vences


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8. Neuroregenerative-Rehabilitative Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury

By Alok Sharma, Hemangi Sane, Nandini Gokulchandran, Prerna Badhe, Amruta Paranjape, Pooja Kulkarni and Vivek Nair


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