Published in Hospital and Nursing Home Week, October 28th, 2004
"The extent of spinal cord compression on MRI at the initial time of injury was strongly associated with the initial degree of neurological impairment and was highly predictive of neurological outcome in long-term follow-up," said study author Julio C. Furlan, MD, of the Krembil Neuroscience Program at Toronto Western Hospital.
By contrast, the results of computed tomography (CT) scans were not useful for long-term...
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