publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

PROFILE OF SPINAL CORD TRAUMA VICTIMS TREATED AT A REFERENCE UNIT IN SÃO PAULO

ALEX OLIVEIRA DE ARAUJO; DANILO DE SOUZA FERRONATO; IVAN DIAS DA ROCHA; RAPHAEL MARTUS MARCON; ALEXANDRE FOGAÇA CRISTANTE; TARCÍSIO ELOY PESSOA DE BARROS FILHO;
  • Published: 01 Mar 2018
  • Publisher: FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
Abstract
ABSTRACT Introduction: Spinal cord trauma (SCT) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality around the world. It affects different age groups, especially young adults who are victims of high-energy trauma. The most effective way to reduce the incidence of spinal cord trauma and its consequences is through preventive campaigns and control and surveillance measures through public agencies. The objective of this study is to outline the epidemiological profile of patients with spinal cord trauma attended at a tertiary care center in the city of São Paulo. Methods: Retrospective, cross-sectional study performed at a reference center for the care of patients with...
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free text keywords: Spinal cord, Spinal injuries, Traumatic myelopathy, Medula Espinal, Traumatismos da coluna vertebral, Mielopatia, Médula espinal, Traumatismos vertebrales, Mielopatía traumática, Orthopedic surgery, RD701-811, Diseases of the musculoskeletal system, RC925-935, Surgery, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Clinical Neurology, Spinal Cord Trauma, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, business.industry, business
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018

PROFILE OF SPINAL CORD TRAUMA VICTIMS TREATED AT A REFERENCE UNIT IN SÃO PAULO

ALEX OLIVEIRA DE ARAUJO; DANILO DE SOUZA FERRONATO; IVAN DIAS DA ROCHA; RAPHAEL MARTUS MARCON; ALEXANDRE FOGAÇA CRISTANTE; TARCÍSIO ELOY PESSOA DE BARROS FILHO;