TITLE

Breathing Alone

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
PN;Apr2010, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the successful procedure done to spinal cord injury (SCI) patient Edward Silcox which allows him to breathe on his own since becoming paralyzed. It mentions that the operation was performed at Somerset Medical Center by Matthew Kaufman where he activated a diaphragm pacemaker on the patient. It notes that the procedure not only allows the patient to breathe but improve his speech and eating ability as well as lower infection rates in his lungs.
ACCESSION #
48471550

 

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