Study investigates the association of acute sport related concussion with blood biomarkers in collegiate varsity athletes.
Deployed US military service members with concussion commonly have comorbid conditions that may influence their clinical course and overall recovery.
Earlier initiation of clinical care is associated with faster recovery after concussion.
Non-sport-related concussions are more common on campus than sport-related concussion
From 2015 to 2017, 44 percent of traumatic brain injury-related deaths were categorized as intentional injuries.
Sleep-wake disturbances affect approximately 50% of children with acquired brain injury, and many children with preadmission chronic conditions have an increased risk for sleep-wake disturbances, a study in Pediatric Neurology suggests. A total of 78 children (median age, 9.9 years) with acquired brain injury who had been released from critical care hospitalization within 3 months…
The rate of concussions sustained during high school football practice has decreased over the past 5 years, while the rate of concussions sustained in competition during regular football game season has increased.
Multimodal MRI in concussed athletes highlights persistent effects on CBF and mean diffusivity 1 year after medical clearance to return to play.
Fast MRI is a reasonable alternative to CT for evaluation of children with traumatic brain injury.
The risk and severity of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) increase with the number of years playing American football.