Results of restorative surgical treatment of patients with spinal cord total damage
Keywords:spinal cord injury, restorative treatment, quality of life
Restorative surgical treatment of injured persons with spinal cord total damage is directed to their self-care abilities and care after them improving, pain syndrome and spasticity decreasing.
Summarized results of treatment of 79 patients with consequences of spinal cord trauma are given. Treatment results were estimated by analyzing the degree of movements and sensitive function renewing, pain syndrome and spasticity intensity and control of pelvic organs function.
After surgery movements renewing was observed in 17.7% patients, spasticity decreasing — in 75%, intensity of pain syndrome decreasing — in 91.3%, pelvic organs function was improvement in 50.6% cases.
In patients with consequences of spinal cord total damage quality of life after surgery is improved by pain syndrome correction, spasticity reducing and control of pelvic organs functions improving.
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