Predictors of outcome in patients with spinal cord ischemia after open aortic repair.

TitlePredictors of outcome in patients with spinal cord ischemia after open aortic repair.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsBecker DA, McGarvey ML, Rojvirat C, Bavaria JE, Messé SR
JournalNeurocritical care
Volume18
Issue1
Pagination70-4
Date Published2013 Feb
Abstract

Spinal cord ischemia is a potentially devastating complication of thoracic aortic surgery. However, predictors of outcome have not been well characterized. The study objective was to generate a prognostic score that accurately stratifies patient outcomes, aiding in future management and planning.

DOI10.1016/j.maturitas.2013.03.002
Alternate JournalNeurocrit Care