Framework for a Research Study on Epidural Spinal Stimulation to Improve Bladder, Bowel, and Sexual Function in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries

August 14, 2015

The National Institute on Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering/NIH (NIBIB) in collaboration with the Consortium for Addressing Paralysis through Spinal Stimulation Technologies has issued a Report that describes a framework for studying the effectiveness and safety of epidural spinal stimulation to control bladder, bowel and sexual functions in persons with spinal cord injuries.

Read the Consortium Report online.

The Foreward to the Report by Dr. Roderic I. Pettigrew, Director of NIBIB invites readers to send comments on the content of the Report to

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