The open-label, multisite study, will enroll up to eight patients with thoracic spinal cord injuries (T2-T12), who have an American Spinal Injury Association (ASIS) A level of impairment, between one and two years after injury.
What does SIA stand for?
SIA stands for Spinal Injury Association (various locations)
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- Startegic Issues Analysis
- State Implementing Agency (India)
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Burns et al (1997) reported that out of 105 people with incomplete tetraplegia following acute traumatic cervical spinal cord injury, only 40% of those with an American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) (Maynard et al 1997) classification of C, over the age of 50 years, acquired the ability to walk 61 metres by discharge, as compared to 90% of those younger than 50 years.
According to the Corporation, "the primary objective of this Phase I study is to assess the safety and tolerability of GRNOPC1 in patients with complete American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Impairment Scale grade A thoracic spinal cord injuries".
This issue of the Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development (JRRD) includes eight of the original articles presented on outcome measures at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Spinal Injury Association in Dallas, Texas, in May 2005.
One-third of patients undergoing traditional rehabilitation lost 10 or more points on the combined motor and sensory score (CMSS) of an impairment scale established by the American Spinal Injury Association.
Members of the Merseyside Spinal Injury Association have assisted other patients with this and other problems related to periods of inactivity in bed.
Further classification of spinal injury can be made using detailed assessments (American Spinal Injury Association [ASIA] Neurological Standards Committee, 1996); however, this is not likely to add to the assessment of sexual function since level of injury is not necessarily related to the degree of sexual impairment (see below).
A second presentation was given at the 2011 Spine Symposium, which was held as part of The American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Annual Scientific Meeting.