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'A Global Spinal Cord Injury Conference'
25-28 June 2006:

45th ISCoS Annual Scientific Meeting & 32nd Annual Meeting
of the American Spinal Injury Association (2nd joint meeting)

Westin Copley Place Hotel, Boston, USA

  Awards Abstracts
  Awards Abstracts 1
1
Quantitative MRI assessments correlate with neurological outcome in patients with acute cervical traumatic spinal cord injury: A prospective multicenter study in 100 consecutive patients with independent review and statistical modeling
Julio C. Furlan, M.D., M.B.A., Ph.D.1; Firoz Miyanji, M.D.2; Bizhan Aarabi, M.D.3; Paul Arnold, M.D., F.A.C.S.4; Michael G. Fehlings, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.S.C.1
2
A Biomechanical Evaluation of Segmental Occipito-Atlanto-Axial Fixation Techniques with Respect to Risk to the Vertebral Artery
Jonathan T. Nassos, M.D.1,2; Alexander J. Ghanayem, M.D.1,2; Rick Sasso, M.D.3; Michael Nicolakis, M.D.2; Leonard I. Voronov, M.D. Ph.D.2; Anthony Rinella, M.D.1,2; Gerard Carandang, M.S.2; Avinash G. Patwardhan, Ph.D.1,2
3
Neuroplasticity and Recovery of Hindlimb Function in Spinal Cord Hemisected Rats Mediated by Peripheral Nerve Rerouting and Intramuscular bFGFApplication
Konya D, Liao WL, Choi H, Yu D, Newton KM, King AM, Pamir MN, Black PMcL, Teng YD.
4
Long Term Bladder Management in Spinal Cord Injury: Data from the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center and the University of Alabama at Birmingham Databases
L. Keith Lloyd, M.D1.; Amy Arisco, M.D1.; Jason Tseng, M.D.2; and Yuying Chen, Ph.D.1
5
Effects of Menopause after SCI: A Comparison Study of Women with SCI, Able-body Women, and Men with SCI
Amie B Jackson, M.D.¹; Michael DeVivo, Dr.Ph².
 
Awards Abstracts 2
1
Pain Symptom Clusters in People with Spinal Cord Injury
Eva G. Widerström-Noga, D.D.S., Ph.D. 1,2,3; Yenisel Cruz-Almeida, MSPH 1,2 ;Elizabeth Felix, Ph.D. 1, 2
2
  Risk Factors for Depression in Adults with Pediatric-onset Spinal Cord Injuries
Caroline J. Anderson, PhD1; Lawrence C. Vogel, MD1; Kathleen M. Chlan, BA1; Randal R. Betz, MD2; Craig M. McDonald, MD3.
3
Cardiovascular Control during Orthostatic Stress in Subjects with Spinal Cord Injury
Victoria E. Claydon, Ph.D.1 and Andrei Krassioukov, M.D., Ph.D.1
4
Effects of a Power-Assist on Physiological and Perceptual Responses to Wheelchair Propulsion in Persons with SCI
Mark S. Nash, Ph.D.1; Daan Koppens, M.S.2; Mirjam van Haaren, M.D.2; Andrew Sherman, M.D.1; James P. Lippiatt3; John E. Lewis, Ph.D.1
5
Home Based Ventilator Weaning in Tetraplegics: Results of the Diaphragm Pacing Stimulation (DPS) System
Raymond P. Onders M.D.; Mary Jo Elmo ACNP; Anthony R. Ignagni
  GENERAL SESSIONS
 
GENERAL SESSION 1
Management of Medical Complications (Section 1)
1
Corrective Surgery in post-traumatic Deformities of the Spine in the Paralysed
Patrick J. Kluger, MD.; Jan Borremans, MD.; Balraj Singhal, MD.
2
The Effect of Bracing on Paralytic Scoliosis Secondary to Spinal Cord Injury
Samir Mehta, M.D.1; Randal R. Betz, M.D.2; M. J. Mulcahey, M.S.2; Craig McDonald, M.D.3; Larry C. Vogel, M.D.4; Caroline Anderson, Ph.D.4
3
Prevention of Bone Mineral Density Loss after Acute Spinal Cord Injury: Interim Results of an Intensive Neuromuscular Stimulation Intervention
Suzanne Groah, MD1; Alison Lichy, PT1; Inger Ljungberg, BA1
4
Elevated C-reactive Protein in Persons with SCI: Epiphenomenon or Pathological Agent?
Mark S. Nash, Ph.D.1; Sarah L. Gintel, B.A.2; Armando J. Mendez, Ph.D.1; Larry F. Hamm, Ph.D.3 ; John E. Lewis, Ph.D.1; Suzanne L. Groah, M.D., MPH3
5
Medical complications in persons with a spinal cord injury during and after inpatient rehabilitation: prevalence and its determinants
Janneke A. Haisma, MD1; Lucas H. van der Woude, PhD2; Henk J. Stam, MD PhD FRCP1; Tebbe A. Sluis, MD3; Michael P. Bergen, MD PhD3; Johannes B. Bussmann, PhD1
6
Acute Mortality and Complications of Cervical Spine Injuries in the Elderly
Mark J. Sokolowski, MD; Michael H. Haak, MD; Paul R. Meyer, MD
7
Self Care and the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in People with Spinal Cord Injury
Thilo Kroll, PhD1; Suzanne L. Groah, MD2; Inger H. Ljungberg, BA2
8
  Acute Peripheral Vascular Adaptation Induced by Passive Leg Cycle Exercise in People with Spinal Cord Injury
L. Ballaz1 ; N. Fusco1 ; B. Langella M.D.3 ; A. Crétual Ph.D.1 ; R. Brissot M.D., Ph.D.2
9
Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Surveillance in Spinal Cord Injured Patients
Perkash I,MD: Punj V, MD; Haze M, RN; Lee M,V; Madan S, MD; VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University
10
Perception of Overweight and Obesity in Individuals with SCI
Michelle A. Meade, Ph.D.; Kirsten Barrett, Ph.D., M. Njeri Jackson, Ph.D.
11
Colonic Emptying After a New Trans Anal Irrigation System in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury
Gabriele Bazzocchi, Erica Poletti, Paolo Pillastrini, Mauro Menarini
12
Treatment of Fecal Incontinence and Constipation in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury- a Prospective, Randomized, Controlled, Multicenter Trial of Transanal Irrigation vs. Conservative Bowel Management
Peter Christensen M.D., Ph.D. 1; Gabriele Bazzocchi M.D. 2; Maureen Coggrave RNT 3; Rainer Abel M.D. 4; Claes Hultling M.D. 5; Klaus Krogh D.M.Sci 1; Shwan Media M.D. 6; Soeren Laurberg D.M.Sci. 1
 
GENERAL SESSION 2
Rehabilitation Technology
1
H-Reflex Modulation during Robotic Body-Weight Supported Treadmill Training
Fides Pacheco, M.D.2; Ross Querry, P.T., Ph.D.1; Thiru Annaswamy, M.D.; Lance Goetz, M.D. 2; Patricia K. Winchester, P.T., Ph.D. 1; Keith Tansey, M.D., Ph.D. 1
2
A Prediction Model for Change in Gait Speed following Body Weight Supported Treadmill Training
Patricia K. Winchester, P.T., Ph.D.; Ross Querry, P.T., Ph.D.; James Mosby, M.P.T., M.S.; Nathan Foreman, M.P.T.; Keith Tansey, M.D., Ph.D.
3
Using Force Fields To Modify Locomotor Control.
Karine Fortin, B.Sc.; Stéphanie Alain, PT; Andréanne Blanchette, PT; Éric Tremblay, PT; Laurent J. Bouyer, Ph.D.
4
Effects of High Volume FES-Cycling Training on Bone Parameters of Subjects With Chronic Spinal Cord Injury
Angela Frotzler, MSc1; Sylvie Coupaud, PhD2,3; Tanja H. Kakebeeke, PhD1; Ken J. Hunt, PhD,DSc3,2; David B. Allan, FRCS2; Nick Donaldson, PhD4; Prisca Eser, PhD5
5
Functional Electrical Stimulation assisted Rowing for Spinal Cord Injury
Dries M. Hettinga, M.Sc.1; Brian Andrews, Ph.D.1,2
6
Median Nerve Motor and Sensory Amplitudes in Wheelchair Users with Spinal Cord Injury
Jennifer Yang, MD1; Michael L. Boninger, MD1,2,3; Bradley G. Impink1,2,4; Dianxu Ren1,2
7
Shoulder Muscle Demand during Propulsion of Standard, Power-Assisted, and Lever Driven Manual Wheelchairs.
Craig J. Newsam, D.P.T.1; Philip Requejo, Ph.D. 1
8
  Motion in the Unstable Cervical and Lumbar Spine during Kinetic Bed Therapy compared to Traditional Log-Rolling
Bryan Conrad, M.Eng.1; MaryBeth Horodyski, Ed.D.1; John Wright, M.S.2; Glenn Rechtine III, MD2
9
Orthostatic Hypotension During The Acute Rehabilitation Of Individuals With Spinal Cord Injuries
Evgeny V. Sidorov MD,PhD1,4, Andrea F. Townson MD1,2, Marcel F. Dvorak MD1,3,
Brian K. Kwon MD, PhD1,3, John Steeves PhD1, Andrei Krassioukov MD, PhD1,2
10
Control of the Bladder And Sphincter with a Simple Neuroprosthesis after Spinal Cord Injury
Robert A. Gaunt, B.Eng.1; Arthur Prochazka, Ph.D.1
11
Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries
Sandy Stevens, M.S.1; Don Morgan, Ph.D.2
12
  Evidence Based Care Pathways
Christine Wilson1; Catherine Gardner1; Mary Watkins1
  GENERAL SESSION 3
Management of Complications, section II
1
Role of Screening Tests for Deep Venous Thrombosis in Asymptomatic Adults who Undergo Thromboprophylaxis During the Acute Stage After Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: An Evidence-Based Analysis
Julio C. Furlan, MD, MBA, PhD, and Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC
2
Increased Risk of DVT after Prophylactic IVC Filter Placement in Acute
Spinal Cord Injury
Peter H. Gorman, M.D.; Syed F. Qadri, M.D.
3
Predictors of Ventilator Weaning in High Cervical Spinal Cord Injured Persons.
Anthony Chiodo, M.D.; William Scelza, M.D.; Martin Forchheimer, MPP
4
Stimulation of The Expiratory Muscles Using Microstimulators
Vernon W-H Lin, M.D., Ph.D.; Xiaoming Deng, M.D., Ph.D.; Ian Hsiao, Ph.D
5
Optimal Intensity for Respiratory Endurance Training in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury
Gabi Mueller, M.Sc.1, Claudio Perret, Ph.D.1, Christina M. Spengler, Ph.D., M.D.2
6
Verrucous Carcinoma in Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
Elsa J. Aguilera M.D,C.W.S1; Aldo Gonzalez-Serva M.D2; Dominic K. Foo M.D3; Shahe V. Fereshetian M.D4; Charles D. Foster D.P.M5
7
Tetraplegic vs. Paraplegic Patients with Pressure Ulcres: A Quality Contorl Study
Miriam Maney, M.A., C.P.H.Q.1; Karen Farrell, R.N., C.W.S1.; Carol Gill, M.D.1; Thomas W. Findley, M.D., Ph.D1.
8
Exercise and Secondary Conditions among Adults with Spinal Cord Injury
Pei-Shu Ho, Ph.D.1; Matthew Kehn, B.A. 1; Melinda Neri, B.A. 1; Thilo Kroll, Ph.D. 1,2
9
Episodic Hypertension Following Spinal Cord Injury: The Role of Peripheral Sympathetic-Sensory Interactions in Animal Models and Humans
Leanne M. Ramer, M.Sc.1,2; Matt S. Ramer, Ph.D.1,2; Michael D. Norenberg, M.D.4 ; Wayne Moore, M.D.1,5; John D. Steeves, Ph.D.1; Andrei V. Krassioukov, M.D., Ph.D.1,2,3
10
Use of Desmopressin To Treat Recumbent Diuresis in Spinal Cord Injury
Lam D Nguyen D.O1,2.; Mark Fredrickson MD1,2.
11
Efficacy and Safety of Vardenafil in Men with Erectile Dysfunction Caused by Spinal Cord Injury
Francois Giuliano;1 Eusebio Rubio-Aurioles;2 bMichael Kennelly;3 Francesco Montorsi;4 Edward D Kim;5 Alexander E Finkbeiner;6 Peter J Pommerville;7 Michael W Colopy;8 H Jeffrey Wilkins;9 Barton E Wachs10 for the Vardenafil Study Group
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Efficacy of Endoscopic Sub-Uretheral Injection of Biocompatible Material for Vesico-Ureteric Reflux (Vur) in Spinal Cord Injured (Sci) Patients
Lombardi G.M.D., Macchiarella A. M.D, Celso M. M.D, Li Marzi V.M.D.,Del Popolo G. M.D.
 
GENERAL SESSION 4
Operative Procedures/Regeneration
1
Clinical Algorithm for Predicting Walking Capacity Based on the ASIA Motor Score In Acute SCI
Bjorn Zorner, M.D.1; Volker Dietz, M.D.1; Armin Curt, M.D.1,2
2
Robot-Assisted Gait Analysis for Rats after Spinal Cord Bridging
Xiaoming Deng, M.D., Ph.D.1; Yu-Shang Lee, Ph.D.1; Ian Hiso, Ph.D.1; Ximing Xiong, M.D.1; Sharon Zdunowski, B.A.2; Reggie Edgerton, Ph.D.2; Vernon Lin, M.D., Ph.D.1
3
Functional Motor Recovery Following Severe Contusive SCI: Human Neuronal Serotonergic Cell Transplantation
Yerko A. Berrocal, M.D.1; Jordan S. McBroom1; Damien D. Pearse, Ph.D.1,2; Mary J. Eaton, Ph.D.1,2,3.
4
Prospective Analysis of Photographic Telemedicine in Wound Assessment
David S. Rosenblum, M.D.1; Joseph Shin, M.D.2; Deepak Narayan, M.D.; Jayne Kleinman, M.S., C.R.C.; Francine
5
Changes in Muscle Activation Patterns following a Single Bout of Body Weight Supported Treadmill Training in Subjects with Spinal Cord Injury
Nathan Foreman, M.P.T.1; Ross Querry, P.T., Ph.D. 1; James Mosby, M.P.T., M.S. 1; Keith Tansey, M.D., Ph.D. 1; Patricia K. Winchester, P.T., Ph.D. 1
6
  Evaluation of the Lokomat® “L-Stiff” to Measure Spasticity in Subjects with SCI following Standing and Walking
James Mosby, M.P.T., M.S.; Ross Querry, P.T., Ph.D.; Nathan Foreman, M.P.T. ; Keith Tansey, M.D., Ph.D.; Patricia K. Winchester, P.T., Ph.D.
7
The Validity of Thoracic-Lumbar-Sacral Orthosis Compliance Monitors in Children with SCI
Melissa Mendoza, PT,MS,DPT1; Louis Hunter, PT,MS2; Mitell Sison, MS3; Anita Bagley, PhD3; M.J. Mulcahey, PhD, OTR/L2; Randal Betz, MD2; Lawrence Vogel, MD1; Caroline Anderson, PhD1; Craig McDonald, MD3
8
Gait Training with Electromechanical Systems, and Modulation of H-reflex by Transcraneal Magnetic Stimulation in Incomplete SCI
Jesús Benito, M.D.; Eloy Opisso, ENG.; Narda Murillo, PT; Josep Medina, PT; Joan Vidal, M.D.; José M. Tormos, M.D., Ph.D.; Josep Valls, M.D., Ph.D.
9
Assessing Voluntary Muscle Force by Robotic Gait Orthosis
Marc Bolliger1; Lars Lunenburger1; Stefan Bircher2; Gery Colombo2; Volker Dietz11
10
Comparison of Various Wheelchair Cushions for Effectiveness of Pressure Relief
Gyu Ree Kim OT; Dong A Kim MD; Mun Hee Lim OT; Bum Suk Lee MD; Su Hwan Kim PT1
11
Comparison of the Computer Mouse Interface for the Patients with Tetraplegia
Bum Suk Lee M.D.; Kyung Hee Lee, OTR, MA; Gwang Moon Eom, Ph.D.1; Jong Min Lee, B.S.1; Chul Seung Kim, M.S.1; Se Jin Kong, B.S1.
12
Intervention for Spinal Cord Injured Patients’ Operation of Mobile Phone
Bum Suk Lee, M.D.; Dong A Kim, M.D.; Mi Ja Lee, OT, MEd; Kyung Hee Lee, OT, MA; Kyu Ree Kim, OT; Mun Hee Lim, OT
13
The Effect of Four Weeks Rehabilitation in Warm Climate on Patients with Multiple Sclerosis and Pain
Lars Werhagen MD, Elisabet Waldenlind Ass. Prof
14
Spinal Cord Injury in Adolescents: Six Year Experience of the Rehabilitation Center for the Province of BC.
Evgeny V. Sidorov, M.D., Ph.D.1,3; Gorge Hahn M.D.2,4; Andrei Krassioukov M.D., Ph.D.1,2
15
  Comparison of Cardiac Baroreflex Control During Orthostatic Stress in Subjects with Cervical and Thoracic SCI
Victoria E. Claydon, Ph.D.1 and Andrei Krassioukov, M.D., Ph.D.1
16
Cardiovascular Control and Post-exercise Hypotension Following Arm Cycling Exercise in Subjects with SCI
Victoria E. Claydon, Ph.D.1; Adrienne T. Hol, M.Sc.1-3; Janice J. Eng, Ph.D., PT/O.T.1-3 and Andrei Krassioukov, M.D., Ph.D.1-3
17
Pressure Changes Under The Ischial Tuberosities during Gluteal Neuromuscular Stimulations in SCI : a Comparison of Sacral Nerve Root Stimulation(SNRS) Against Surface FES
LQ.Liu1; SL. Knight1; GP. Nicholson2; R. Chelvarajah1; A.Gall3; FRI Middleton3; MW. Ferguson-Pell2; MD Craggs1
18
SCI and Assistive Devices: Understanding the Challenges of Today’s Parents
Anita Kaiser, B.Sc., M.Sc.(candidate)1, 2; Kathryn A. Boschen, Ph.D. 1, 2; Denise Reid, Ph.D. 1; Fraser Shein, Ph.D., P.Eng. 1, 3
19
  Quantification of Quantification of Multi-mModality Sensation forof the Hhand in Ccervical Spinal Cord Injury (cSCI).
Sukhvinder K. Kalsi-Ryan, MSc.MSc. candidate, 1,2,4; Dorcas Beaton, PhD.1, 3,5,66;
William McIlroy, PhD. 1,2,4; David Mikulis, MD. 4; Michael G. Fehlings, PhD. 4; Molly C. Verrier, MHSc. Dip POT1,2
20
Is Extensor Digitorum Brevis test Predictive of Bladder Detrusor Muscle Response to Botulinum Toxin Injections?
Giulia Stampacchia, M.D.1; Eleonora Bradaschia, Ph.D.1; Valeria Ales, Ph.D.2; Donatella Pistolesi, M.D2.
21
Changes in Exercise Capacity and Body Mass after Arm Crank Ergometry Exercise in Paraplegia
Sue Ann Sisto, Ph.D., Trevor Dyson-Hudson, MD, Quin Bond, BS, John Mores, MS, Ann Spungen, Ed.D., William Bauman, MD, Steven Kirshblum, MD
22
The Effects of Concurrent Respiratory Resistance Training on Wheelchair Athletes
Lyn Litchke1; Chris Russian2; Lisa K. Lloyd1; and John L. Walker 1
23
Good Vibrations: Development of a User-Friendly Vibrostimulation Device (VSD) for Persons with SCI
James Watzke1, Ph.D.; Stacy Elliott. M.D.2
24
The Center for Pediatric SCI at Shiners/Temple Children’s –The Creation of a Combined Center
Christin H. Krey, MPT1; Diane H. Perks, RN, BSN, CPN2
25
“What ever you do, it is good to be stubborn…”
Recollections of care and rehabilitation among persons who sustained a spinal cord injury as adolescents
Marika Augutis, PT, PhD-student 1; Kenneth Asplund, Professor 2; Rickard Levi, M.D., Associate Professor 3; Kristina Berg-Kelly, M.D. Associate Professor 4.
26
Prospective Analysis of Relationship between Type of Cervical Spine Injury by Allen’s Classification and Time Course of Neurological Injury
Hiroshi Moridaira, MD, Hiroshi Taneichi, MD, Kota Suda, MD, Tomomichi Kajino, MD, Hajime Otomo, MD, Kiyoshi Kaneda, MD
27
Effects of Elastic Abdominal Binders on Voluntary Cough in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury
Sa’ari M.Yatim, M.D.; Nazirah Hasnan, M.D.
28
The Hurricanes of 2005 and Ventilators: The Benefits of the Diaphragm Pacing Stimulation (DPS) System
Raymond P. Onders M.D.; Mary Jo Elmo ACNP; Anthony R. Ignagni
29
SCI in Children Secondary to Trampoline Accidents
Theresa Duffy, BS, RN1; MJ Mulcahey, PhD, OTR/L1
30
School in Hospital: an Instrument of Rehabilitation for Young People with SCI
Anna G. Giulianelli Ph.D.; Mauro Menarini M.D.
31
Prostate Size, Histology and PSA Levels in Patients with High SCI
Jonas Eriksson-Bjorling, M.D.1; Claes Hultling, M.D. Ph.D1; Ninni Westgren, Ph.D1; Magnus Hellstrom, M.D. Ph.D2; Karl-Mikael Kalkner M.D. Ph.D.3 ; Christer Svedman, M.D Ph.D3
32
Long Term Outcomes of Urinary Diversion in Children with SCI
Lisa Merenda, MSN, RN, CRRN1; Theresa Duffy, BS, RN1; Michel Pontari, MD2; Randal R. Betz, MD;1 Mary Jane Mulcahey, PhD, OTR/L1
33
Antispasticity Medications and Alcohol Intake on Pressure Sore Prevalence in SCI
Tyson C. Landeza, M.D., P.T.1; Thomas S. Kiser, M.D.1, 2, 3; Thomas L. Farley, M.A.3; Cheryl L. Vines, M.S.3
34
Survival after Inpatient Rehabilitation for Cancer Related Myelopathy Depends on the Tumor Location and Patient Age
Ronald K. Reeves, M.D., Marie T. Bandel, P.T, and Robert DePompolo, M.D.
35
Postoperative Delayed Cervical Radiculopathies in aTraumaticcentral Cord Injury
Jamie Baisden,MD FACS
36
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury in Football (Soccer) Players: Report of Five Cases – Ascent of Neurology in one Patient Following Manipulation of Cervical Spine Injury Under Anaesthesia
P. Silva, S Vaidyanathan, and BM Soni
37
  Intrathecal Baclofen in SCI: Patients’ Perception
BM Soni, P Silva, T Oo,
38
Nontraumatic Cervicothoracic Syrinx as a Cause of Progressive Neurologic Dysfunction
Kenji Muro, M.D.1; Paul Porensky, B.S.1; Aruna Ganju, M.D.1
39
Stretch to Sit Protocol Following Myocutaneous Flap Repair
Julie D. Hill, PT; Cathy Koerner, RN, CWOCN, CWS
40
Gastrointestional Obstruction Due to PEJ Tube Placement in Individuals with SCI
John Norbury, MS 4.1; Gregory Nemunaitis, M.D.2; Gary Clark, M.D.3
41
Prevalence of Heterotopic Ossification in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury from Violence-Related Causes
Racine R. Emmons, M.A.1;Isa McClure, M.A., P.T2.; Steven C. Kirshblum, M.D.1-3;Trevor A. Dyson-Hudson, M.D.2,3;Eugene Komaroff, Ph.D.1
42
Promoting Receipt of Preventive Services Among Adults with SCI and MS
Matthew Kehn, BA1; Suzanne L. Groah, MD, MSPH2; Melinda T. Neri, BA1; Thilo Kroll, PhD3
43
Nutrient Intake by Injury Level after Spinal Cord Injury
Suzanne Groah, MD1; Larry Hamm, PhD1; Emily Jadwin, BS1; Inger Ljungberg, BA1; Shannon Martins, MS2; Mark Nash, PhD2.
44
Shoulder Positioning Program for Persons with Tetraplegia
Marilyn Pires, MS, RN, CRRN-A, FAAN; Michal Atkins, MA, OTR/L; Claire Beekman, PT, MS, NCS; Bertha Cabral, OTR/L; Stephanie Kaplan, PT, DPT, ATP; Rachel Yhip, OTR/L1
45
Changes of Organism in Urinary Tract Infection of SCI Patients
Cheol Shin, M.D.; Chang-il Park, M.D.; Jee Hyun Yoo, M.D.; Eun Joo Kim, M.D.; Sena Park, M.D.
46
Occurrence and Impact of Spinal Cord Related Complications of the Upper Extremity (UE) in Tetraplegia During First Year After Injury
Ellen M. Maas MD1; Govert J. Snoek MD,PhD1; Marcel W.M. Post PhD2; Karin Groothuis PhD1; Anand V. Nene MD,PhD1.
47
An Education Program to Prevent Medical Complications in SCI Patients
Kathy Miller, BA1; Jerry Wright, BA1; Tamara Bushnik, PhD1
48
Management and Outcomes of Individuals With Cervical SCI Following Traumatic Locked Facets in a Rehabilitation Center
Kazuko Shem, MD, Tamara Bushnik, PhD, Kathy Miller
49
Phlegmasia Cerulea Dolens: A Rare Complication of IVC Filter in an Individual With Paraplegia
Kazuko Shem, MD, Suzy Kim, MD, Lee Levitt MD
50
Implantable Intrathecal Baclofen Delivery System Complications in Individuals with SCI: Case reports
Kazuko L. Shem, MD, Malcolm B. Lawton, PhD, MD
  CASE PRESENTATIONS
1
Complications of Urethral Stenting in a Series of Spinal Cord Injured Patients
Fredrickson Mark, MD.1; Santa Maria Daniel.2; MD.
2
Pressure Ulcer Management in Spinal Cord Injury: How the Right Tube Feeding Can Make All the Difference
Evelyn Phillips, MS, RD, LDN
3
Cervical Spinal Cord Infarction Following Multilevel Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
Kenji Muro, M.D.1; Brian A. O’Shaughnessy, M.D.1; Aruna Ganju, M.D.1
4
Spinal Cord Infarction Secondary to Cocaine Use: A Case Report
Adam L. Schreiber, D.O., M.A.1; Christopher S. Formal, M.D.2
5
  Open Reduction and Anterior Plate Fixation for Odontoid Fracture with Atlantoaxial Dislocation
Ajay Gupta M.S.1
6
Spontaneous Spinal Subdural Haematoma Presenting as Paraplegia
Athanassios E. Kyriakides; Radhesh K. Lalam; El-Masry WS
7
A Case Report: Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy in a Patient With T6 level
Incomplete SCI Due to Epidural Abscess
By Tyson C. Landeza, M.D., P.T.1; Marilyn S. Pacheco, M.D.2
8
SCI Functional Improvement Via Exercise
Susan Sheehy, PhD(c), RN, FAAN
9
Tracheostomy Related Complications in Tetraplegics
Pradeep Thumbikat, FRCS (Glasg) 1; Andrew Beechey, FRCA1; Martin R McClelland, FRCS1 G Ravichandran, FRCS (Ed) 1
10
Traumatic Unstable Fracture Subluxation of the Cervical Spine in a Patient With Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) and Root Signs Treated Conservatively - A Case Report
Changgeng Hu, M.D.1; Wagih S El-Masry, FRCS.2
11
Effect of Intrathecal Baclofen on Detrusor Hyperactivity
Giulia Stampacchia, M.D.1; Eleonora Bradaschia, Ph.D.1; Donatella Pistolesi, M.D2.
12
Use of Tegaserod in the Treatment of Gastroparesis in the Patient with Spinal Cord Injury and or Multiple Sclerosis
Mark D. Fredrickson, M.D.1,2., Susan J. Rogers, Pharm.D. BCPS,1,2 Gregory Morton, P.A.1
13
Measurement Methods of Spinal Cord Blood Perfusion and Introduction of Near Infrared Spectroscopy as a Suitable Assessment Tool
Cheong H. Lee, MBBS. MRCSEd1,2; Adrian T.H. Casey, FRCS SN2; David T. Delpy, FRS.3; Michael D. Craggs, PhD CBiol MIBiol MIPEM1
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