The STASCIS Trial: The Effect of Rapid Surgical Decompression of the Spinal Cord

Photo: Dr Fehlings performing a surgical procedure

The first results of a lengthy clinical study examining the potential benefits of early surgical decompression of the spinal cord after injury were released in the open source journal: PlosONE. While further analysis will be forthcoming, preliminary results appear to show a beneficial effect to the rapid decompression protocol developed by the Fehlings group and collaborators. Follow the link below to see the full article.

STASCIS Publication