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Effect of Pharmacological Agents on Normalization of Molecular and Histologic Dysfunction Following Traumatic Injury to the Spinal Cord

  • N. E. Naftchi
  • M. Demeny
  • H. Demopoulos
  • E. Flamm

Abstract

Despite impressive achievements in the rehabilitation of spinal cord injured subjects, the following important areas of research have not been adequately investigated: (1) the general underlying pathophysiologic problems that occur in traumatically paralyzed subjects who undergo osteoporosis, periarticular bone formation, episodic hypertensive crises, and so forth; (2) mitigation of serious dysfunction by vigorous pharmacologic or surgical intervention to preserve as much sensory and motor function as possible, or both; and (3) the possibility of the elimination of paralysis per se.

Keywords

Spinal Cord Spinal Cord Injury Tyrosine Hydroxylase Biogenic Amine Spinal Cord Segment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. E. Naftchi
  • M. Demeny
  • H. Demopoulos
  • E. Flamm

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