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Prognosis of Spinal cord injury

Prognosis of Spinal cord injury: People who survive a spinal cord injury will most likely have medical complications such as chronic pain and bladder and bowel dysfunction, along with an increased susceptibility to respiratory and heart problems. ...see also Overview of Spinal cord injury

Prognosis for Spinal cord injury: The types of disability associated with SCI vary greatly depending on the severity of the injury, the segment of the spinal cord at which the injury occurs, and which nerve fibers are damaged. Most people with SCI regain some functions between a week and 6 months after injury, but the likelihood of spontaneous recovery diminishes after 6 months. Rehabilitation strategies can minimize long-term disability. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Spinal Cord Injury Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Spinal cord injury

Onset of Spinal cord injury: sudden in onset


Complications of Spinal cord injury may include:

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Spinal cord injury usually refers to the likely outcome of Spinal cord injury. The prognosis of Spinal cord injury may include the duration of Spinal cord injury, chances of complications of Spinal cord injury, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Spinal cord injury, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Spinal cord injury. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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