Pharmacological Therapy after Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Injury.

Academic Article

Abstract

  • CORTICOSTEROIDS: Standards There is insufficient evidence to support treatment standards. Guidelines There is insufficient evidence to support treatment guidelines. Options Treatment with methylprednisolone for either 24 or 48 hours is recommended as an option in the treatment of patients with acute spinal cord injuries that should be undertaken only with the knowledge that the evidence suggesting harmful side effects is more consistent than any suggestion of clinical benefit. GM-1 GANGLIOSIDE: Standards There is insufficient evidence to support treatment standards. Guidelines There is insufficient evidence to support treatment guidelines. Options Treatment of patients with acute spinal cord injuries with GM-1 ganglioside is recommended as an option without demonstrated clinical benefit.
  • Published In

  • Neurosurgery  Journal
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    Author List

  • Hadley MN; Walters BC; Grabb PA; Oyesiku NM; Przybylski GJ; Resnick DK; Ryken TC
  • Start Page

  • S63
  • End Page

  • S72
  • Volume

  • 50
  • Issue

  • suppl_3