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What is the appropriate steroid dosage for treatment of cord compression?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: This relates only to

Spinal cord injury protocols and that has been controversial over the years.
For cord compression without an injury there is no protocol guideline.

In brief: This relates only to

Spinal cord injury protocols and that has been controversial over the years.
For cord compression without an injury there is no protocol guideline.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Debateable

Unknown conflicting studies IV methyl pred after loading dose this has been debated early studies showed benifit in trauma but later studies showed risks may outweigh benifits studies continue only used first 24 hours after traumatic injury.
Timely decompression best treatment.

In brief: Debateable

Unknown conflicting studies IV methyl pred after loading dose this has been debated early studies showed benifit in trauma but later studies showed risks may outweigh benifits studies continue only used first 24 hours after traumatic injury.
Timely decompression best treatment.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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