Journal of Spine & NeurosurgeryISSN: 2325-9701

Research Article, J Spine Neurosurg Vol: 6 Issue: 4

Clinical Analysis of Thoracic Pathologies Accompanying Thoracic Spine Fractures Occurring after Spinal Cord Injury

Nevin Aydın*

Department of Radiology, Dumlupınar University, Evliya Celebi Research and Training Hospital, Kutahya, Turkey

*Corresponding Author : Dr. Nevin Aydin, MD
Dumlupinar University, Evliya Celebi Research and Training Hospital, Department of Radiology, Kutahya, Turkey
Tel: +90(533)6374707
E-mail: [email protected]

Received: September 14, 2017 Accepted: October 05, 2017 Published: October 13, 2017

Citation: Aydin N (2017) Clinical Analysis of Thoracic Pathologies Accompanying Thoracic Spine Fractures Occurring after Spinal Cord Injury. J Spine Neurosurg 6:3. doi: 10.4172/2325-9701.1000280

Abstract

Spinal cord injuries continue to be a significant problem due to its high prevalence in young and productive people, the magnitude of the impact on physical, psychosocial and economic aspects, and lack of a treatment protocol widely accepted in the literature. Spinal cord injury (SCI) is an important cause of mortality and morbidity that has been the focus of research for many years.

Keywords: Spinal cord; Cardiac tamponade; Glasgow coma scale

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