Spinal cord oxygen and blood flow in trauma

T. B. Ducker, P. L. Perot

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The pathophysiologic response of spinal cord injury is diminished blood flow followed by progressive local hypoxia. This sequence leads to the hemorrhagic necrosis of the cord at the third and fourth hours after the injury.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)413-415
Number of pages3
JournalSurgical forum
StatePublished - Jan 1 1971

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  • Surgery


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