Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with spinal cord injury (SCI)?

Updated: Nov 01, 2018
  • Author: Lawrence S Chin, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Brian H Kopell, MD  more...
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Consultation with a neurosurgeon and/or an orthopedist is required, depending on local preferences. Because most patients with spinal cord injury have multiple associated injuries, consultation with a general surgeon or a trauma specialist as well as other specialists may also be required.


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