What is it about?

Cauda equina syndrome is a potentially devastating condition with long term consequences on physical health, especially bladder function, bowel function, sexual function, back pain and sciatica. Furthermore, there are long term consequences on mental health, which have been investigated in this article.

Featured Image

Why is it important?

We believe that CES patients require long term healthcare support so as to improve their physical, psychological and social well being.


This article is amongst the first to highlight this area of unmet need.

Andreas Demetriades
University of Edinburgh

Read the Original

This page is a summary of: Long-term mental wellbeing and functioning after surgery for cauda equina syndrome, PLoS ONE, August 2021, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0255530.
You can read the full text:



The following have contributed to this page