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Recent Research in Spinal Cord Injuries

  • George M. Bedbrook

Abstract

In recent years, the long-held beliefs that regeneration in the central nervous system does not occur have been questioned. As early as 1915, regeneration within the central nervous system of amphibia was reported. The regenerative capacity of central nervous tissue has been shown to be greater in embryonic and new born animals. Evidence of intraspinal sprouting in the dorsal root axons with the development of new collaterals and preterminals following partial denervation of the spinal cord was shown in the cat by Lui and Chambers (1958).

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Spinal Cord Spinal Cord Injury Acute Spinal Cord Injury Spinal Cord Trauma Myoelectric Control 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George M. Bedbrook
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryRoyal Perth HospitalAustralia
  2. 2.Royal Perth Rehabilitation HospitalShenton ParkWestern Australia

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