Hyperextension injury of the cervical spine with central cord syndrome.
Division of Neurosurgery, Groote Schuur Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, H53 Old Main Building, Main Road, Observatory, Cape Town, 7295, South Africa, [email protected]
- Published Article
European Spine Journal
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2015
The Groote Schuur Hospital patient population differs from the international norm, particularly with respect to age and mechanism of injury. The ASIA motor score and cervical spine canal diameter proved to be useful predictors of outcome. Within our patient group, timing of surgery did not appear to influence the outcome.
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