Traumatic Brain Injury
Concussion during adolescence increases multiple sclerosis diagnosis risk.
For pediatric patients with TBI, there is no apparent benefit of ICP monitoring for improving functional survival.
For adolescents, contact sports increase the risk of brain health complications.
A set of biomarkers is associated with cognition in male professional fighters.
Abnormal menstruation is more likely to be caused by a sports-associated concussion than a non-head injury.
Memantine is linked to reduced neuronal damage for patients with moderate traumatic brain injury.
The findings add to a growing body of evidence that shows a strong connection between pathological findings of CTE and athletes who suffer repeated head trauma.
Consciousness may be detected in patients with severe traumatic brain injuries who appear unconscious, using fMRI and EEGs.
Abnormal menstrual patterns in young women tend to occur more frequently following concussion.
Children in the youngest age group consistently reported worse scores on all measures than those in the highest age group.
Above-average dementia risk was observed among all participants with traumatic brain injury.
While post-traumatic headache (PTH) often resolves within 3 months, a substantial number of patients experience chronic PTH.
There was a high level of agreement in examination findings between remote and face-to-face providers.
The longitudinal trajectories in the TBI-slow group diverged from the normal group with widespread increases in mean, radial, and axial diffusivity.
In future research, it will be important to examine whether more subtle, transient CNS changes occur in the absence of severe CNS symptoms.
Despite feeling recovered from their concussion, participants were likely to drive erratically.
Female athletes face a greater incidence of and longer recovery time from concussion compared with males.
In people who are genetically at-risk for Alzheimer's, concussions appear to accelerate brain changes associated with the disease.
Participants who performed light, moderate, or full-contact activity had a lower risk for postconcussive symptoms.
Children with TBI who underwent therapeutic hypothermia, however, experienced increased mortality and worse outcomes.
SPECT imaging can be more accurate in the diagnosis of traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder than CT or MRI.
The authors have filed a patent application for their test.
Most laws focus specifically on athletes, however all athletes are students as well.
While many lesions remained at 1 year, reductions in lesion volume correlated with improved neurologic outcomes.
Nearly 80% of depressive symptoms occur within the first 6 months after TBI.
The greatest hurdle in developing effective treatments for TBI lies in the varied and dynamic pathophysiology and incomplete understanding of factors leading to poor outcome.
Deep brain stimulation appears to boost function and quality of life in patients with TBI.
Levels of neurofilament light protein and amyloid β reflect CNS injury after repeated mild traumatic brain injury events.
The intervention was well tolerated, with mild adverse effects in both the sertraline and placebo groups.
TBI in childhood and adolescence was associated with low education attainment and premature death.
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