Accession Number : AD1036018

Title :   A Multicenter, Randomnized Controlled Trial of Cerebrospinal Fluid Drainage in Acute Spinal Cord Injury

Descriptive Note : Technical Report,30 Sep 2015,29 Sep 2016

Corporate Author : Dignity Health San Francisco United States

Personal Author(s) : Theodore,Nicholas ; Kopjar,Veljko

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Report Date : 01 Oct 2016

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The purpose of this randomized clinical trial is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of cerebrospinal fluid drainage (CSFD) and to provide a preliminary clinical efficacy evaluation of the combination of CSFD and elevation of mean arterial pressure (MAP) in patients with acute spinal cord injury. This study is currently screening and enrolling patients at all three active centers, which include Barrow Neurological Institute in Arizona, the University of Arizona in Tucson and the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

Descriptors :   clinical trials , spinal injuries , therapeutics

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE