Compressive Pressure versus Time in Cauda Equina Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Experimental Studies.

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Summary of "Compressive Pressure versus Time in Cauda Equina Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Experimental Studies."

Systematic review and meta-analysis OBJECTIVE.: To examine the relationship between compressive pressure and its duration in cauda equina compression, and the effects subsequent decompression, on neurophysiological function and pathophysiology in animal studies. We further aim to investigate these relationships with systemic blood pressure to assess whether a vascular component in the underlying mechanism may contribute to the clinical heterogeneity of this disease.


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Name: Spine
ISSN: 1528-1159


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