Chapter 1. Pathogenesis of Acute Spinal Cord Injury and Theoretical Bases of Neurological Recovery

  1. Arun Paul Amar MD.
  1. Arun Paul Amar

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753163.ch1

Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus

Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus

How to Cite

Amar, A. P. (2007) Pathogenesis of Acute Spinal Cord Injury and Theoretical Bases of Neurological Recovery, in Surgical Management of Spinal Cord Injury: Controversies and Consensus (ed A. P. Amar), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753163.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Department of Neurosurgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122061

Online ISBN: 9780470753163

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Keywords:

  • pathogenesis;
  • spinal cord injury;
  • ischemia;
  • neurological recovery;
  • experimental models

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pathogenesis

  • Theoretical bases of neurological recovery

  • Neural plasticity

  • Rationale for therapeutic intervention

  • Conclusions