Cervical spinal cord injury (SCI) causes loss or impairment of control of respiratory muscles. Life-sustaining ventilation can be provided by mechanical ventilators (which have numerous side effects) or open-loop electrical stimulation respiratory pacing systems.

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    Hillen, B. K., Abbas, J. J., Zbrzeski, A., Renaud, S., & Jung, R. (2015). Adaptive control of ventilation using electrical stimulation in a biomechanical model. BMC Neuroscience, 16(Suppl 1). doi:10.1186/1471-2202-16-s1-p111

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