‘Spinal tap’ saving crash victims from life in a wheelchair: Breakthrough nerve-preserving procedure could spare people from paralysis

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‘Spinal tap’ saving crash victims from life in a wheelchair: Breakthrough nerve-preserving procedure could spare people from paralysis

Spinal injury victims could be spared from paralysis thanks to a breakthrough nerve- preserving procedure developed by British doctors. It is the first treatment to tackle inflammation of the spinal cord, which can occur in the hours and days after an accident, causing irreversible damage.


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