Spinal Cord Injury

  • Rajiv R. Shah
  • Samuel A. Tisherman


Spinal cord injury is cause of significant morbidity and mortality in the young adult population and the spondolytic population. CT and MRI imaging modalities are essential diagnostic exams in their workup. Cord hemorrhage is an important prognosticator. MR imaging such as diffusion tensor imaging may play a role in evaluating response to therapy.


Spinal Cord Injury American Spinal Injury Association Spinal Cord Injury Evaluation Entire Spine Coronal Reconstruction 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Critical Care Medicine and SurgeryUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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