Science Alert: Spinal cord injury (SCI) research and the International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)

Posted by Maria Åberg Håkansson, December 26, 2017

The term spinal cord injury (SCI) comprises a wide range of conditions. As described by the WHO report International Perspectives on Spinal Cord Injury (WHO 2013), SCI refers to damage to the spinal cord arising from trauma (such as a car crash), or from non-traumatic disease or degeneration (such as tuberculosis), and encompasses both a baby born with spina bifida and a construction worker who falls from scaffolding.

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Topics: Science Alert, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS)