Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1999 , Vol 2 , Num 4

Vertebromedüller Yaralanmalarda Sınıflama ve Prognoz

Belgin Erhan 1
1 İstanbul Fiziksel Tedavi Rehabilitasyon Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Fiziksel Tıp ve Rehabilitasyon Kliniği, İstanbul, Türkiye

Classification and prognosis in vertebromedullary injuries - Vertebromedullary injuries are still need of effective treatment in spite of recent developments in contemporary medicine. The description of severity and extension rate of the lesion will be of help in issues such as the modality of treatment, the anticipation of possible complications, assessment of long term prognosis. Within this context, the present classifications are reviewed under the light of the relevant literature and the most challenging issues are questioned

Keywords : Grading, prognosis, spinal cord injury.