Factor Affecting Recovery of Cauda Equina Syndrome in Patients With Prolapsed Lumbar Intervertebral Disc
Keywords:Cauda Equina Syndrome, Lumbar spine surgery, spine decompression
Introduction: Cauda equina syndrome is a neurological condition characterized by severe low back-pain, saddle anaesthesia, bowel and bladder dysfunction, sexual dysfunction and neurological deficit in lower limb. Aims and objective: To study the clinico-pathogenesis, Factors affecting the outcome and To assess the impact of early and delayed decompression of prolapsed lumbar intervertebral disc on the recovery of caudaequina syndrome. Materials and method: A prospective study was carried out on patients presenting with clinical features of caudaequina syndrome. Patients presenting with clinical feature of caudaequina syndrome and giving consent for surgery will be admitted in Department of Neurosurgery, J.A. group of hospitals, G.R. Medical College, Gwalior (M.P.), over a period of 24 month (from December 2017 to November 2019). Results & Conclusion:. Cauda Equina Syndrome is a serious surgical condition, Early diagnosis and surgical decompression within 48 hours of onset of bladder dysfunction in CES-I can prevent further neurological damage to bladder dysfunction and also prevent deterioration to complete CES.
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