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Evaluation of Wire Electrodes to Activate the Expiratory Muscles to Restore Cough

2014-10-28 21:45:42 | BioPortfolio

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Pathologic conditions which feature SPINAL CORD damage or dysfunction, including disorders involving the meninges and perimeningeal spaces surrounding the spinal cord. Traumatic injuries, vascular diseases, infections, and inflammatory/autoimmune processes may affect the spinal cord.

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