Restoring Function To The Injured Human Spinal Cord by Richard B. BorgensRestoring Function To The Injured Human Spinal Cord by Richard B. Borgens

Restoring Function To The Injured Human Spinal Cord

byRichard B. BorgensIllustratorK.J. Harrington

Paperback | April 17, 2003

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The book provides a general understanding of the biology of spinal cord injury (SCI) in animal models and their relationship to naturally occurring injury in man, and secondly reviews novel means to induce functional recovery from spinal cord injury based on developmental biophysics and physiology.
Title:Restoring Function To The Injured Human Spinal CordFormat:PaperbackDimensions:177 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.01 inPublished:April 17, 2003Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3540443673

ISBN - 13:9783540443674


Table of Contents

A brief primer on spinal cord injury.-The behavioral catastrophe is rooted in injury to white matter.-The scar as a barrier to regeneration.-Treating the acute and chronic injury:historical perspective.-Concerning behavioral models for spinal cord injury in animals.-Axonal regeneration.-Treatment possibilities of the new biology.-Biologically produced electrical fields: physiological spoken here.-Endogenous voltages and the reaction of the neuron to injury.-The responses of isolated nerve fibers in culture to applied DC voltages:Historical perspective.-Enhancing spinal cord regeneration in situ with applied electrical fields.-Recovery of the CTM reflex in spinal injured guinea pigs after exposure to applied extracellular voltages.-From a laboratory tool to a clinical application.- and other chapters