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Department for rehabilitation of patients with spinal cord lesions

The department offers comprehensive medical rehabilitation to patients with severe neural impairments and consequential complete or partial muscular paralysis and sensibility disorders, disorders of sacral functions as well as patients who require individually adapted technical devices.

The department offers treatment to patients with injuries and diseases of the spinal cord in the area from the 1st to the 2nd lumbar vertebra. The most frequent causes of spinal cord lesions include road accidents, high falls, sports injuries, violence and suicidal attempts. The diseases that lead to spinal cord impairment include various tumors, vascular and degenerative diseases of the spinal cord and spine.

The goals of rehabilitation include stabilizing the patient's health condition and preventing numerous possible complications, enabling the patient and/or relatives to perform daily activities, improving the patient's functional abilities, supplying the patient with technical devices and assisting him or her to return to the home environment and work.

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Head of department: prim. Rajmond ŠAVRIN, MD, MSc
Assistant: assist. Nataša Puzić, MD


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