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Table 1

Timeline and neurological assessment.

2hrs in ED Day 2 Day 3 Day 5 (Pre-op) Day 6 POD1 Day 7 POD2 Day 13 POD8 Day 20 POD15 Day 35 POD30 Day 150

FIM 77 75 86 113 124
R L R L R L R L R L R L R L R L R L R L
Motor
C5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 1 5 1 5 1 5 3
C6 5 2 5 3 4 5 4 5 5 4 5 4 5 4 5 4 5 4 5 5
C7 5 2 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 3 5 4 5 4 5 4 5 5
C8 5 3 5 3 5 4 5 4 5 4 5 3 5 4 5 4 5 4 5 5
T1 5 3 5 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 5 3 5 5 5 4 5 4 5 5
L2 to S1 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Sensation (light touch and pin prick)
C2 to C4 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
C5 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1
C6 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1
C7 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1
C8 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 1
T1 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 1
T2 to S2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

FIM: Functional Independence Measure.