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Magnetic resonance imaging after most common form of concussion

Harald Schrader, Dalia Mickevičiene, Rymante Gleizniene, Silvija Jakstiene, Danguole Surkiene, Lars Jacob Stovner, Diana Obelieniene
2009 BMC Medical Imaging  
Methods: A MR investigation was performed within 24 hours and after 3 months in 20 patients who had suffered a concussion with a verified loss of consciousness of maximally 5 minutes.  ...  Until now there is a lack of carefully controlled studies with conventional MR imaging performed exclusively in concussion with short lasting loss of consciousness (LOC).  ...  Acknowledgements The work was carried out at the Emergency Unit, the Department of Neurology and the Department of Radiology of the Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2342-9-11 pmid:19534772 pmcid:PMC2709613 fatcat:7aa77mdhk5a77hjydc3fmi5zoy

Prevalence of Abnormal Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in Children with Persistent Symptoms after Pediatric Sports-Related Concussion

Robert H. Bonow, Seth D. Friedman, Francisco A. Perez, Richard G. Ellenbogen, Samuel R. Browd, Christine L. Mac Donald, Monica S. Vavilala, Frederick P. Rivara
2017 Journal of Neurotrauma  
A subset of patients experience persistent symptoms after pediatric concussion, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is commonly used to evaluate for pathology.  ...  A registry of all patients seen at our institution from January 2010 through March 2016 with pediatric sports-related concussion was cross-referenced with a database of radiographical studies.  ...  Introduction W ith an incidence as high as 1.9 million per year in the United States, sports concussion is the most common form of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among children. 1 Unlike moresevere forms  ... 
doi:10.1089/neu.2017.4970 pmid:28490224 pmcid:PMC5824661 fatcat:t3m2fq6ylbgfbb77g4wjzxhmzy

Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm Related to Calcified Nodules of Cerebral Convexity Dura Mater in an American College Football Player

Yoo Sung Jeon, Jong Gon Lee, Young Il Chun, Joon Cho, Woo Jin Choe
2016 Journal of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery  
Repeated concussion is common among football players; however, these minor blunt head trauma rarely result in serious complications.  ...  The pseudoaneurysm, located at the cortical branch of the middle cerebral artery, was speculated to be formed by dural calcification and adhesion with the underlying brain, possibly due to repeated concussions  ...  (B) Note the nodular signal void on the temporal operculum in the coronal section of the T2-weighted MR image (arrowhead). MR image = Magnetic resonance image. episode of generalized partial seizure.  ... 
doi:10.7461/jcen.2016.18.3.322 pmid:27847782 pmcid:PMC5104863 fatcat:juh3uqccwza7xedqqpv5hpcmpi

Posttraumatic Cerebellar Infarction after Repeated Sport-related Minor Head Injuries in a Young Adult: A Case Report

Hiroaki MATSUMOTO, Yasuhisa YOSHIDA
2015 Neurologia medico-chirurgica  
Magnetic resonance imaging revealed acute infarction in the right cerebellar hemisphere, and magnetic resonance angiography revealed transient stenosis of the right superior cerebellar artery.  ...  We report a case of cerebellar infarction after repeated sports-related minor head injuries in a young adult and discuss the etiology.  ...  All authors who are members of The Japan Neurosurgical Society (JNS) have registered online Self-reported COI Disclosure Statement Forms through the website for JNS members.  ... 
doi:10.2176/nmc.cr.2014-0094 pmid:25746313 pmcid:PMC4533407 fatcat:zragaumgdne47cbimjz7jucdpy

A guide to imaging for common neurological problems

A. B. Cohen, J. P. Klein, S. Mukundan
2010 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
When is neuroimaging needed after minor head trauma? Minor head trauma and post-concussion syndrome are common (see box 1 for defining criteria).  ...  Brain magnetic resonance FLAIR imaging shows scattered abnormal T2 hyperintensities (arrows) in the white matter Box 3 | Clinical features of headache that warrant imaging Common incidental findings  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmj.c4113 pmid:20713584 fatcat:p2wjjmfevzh3hciyxj4y3dewze

Application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Patients with Concussion in Clinical Emergency

Peng Fang, Dezhao Lin, Ka Xu, Shangyan Ying, Osamah Ibrahim Khalaf
2021 Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine  
Cognitive dysfunction is one of the most common functional impairments in concussion syndrome.  ...  dysfunction after concussion and has a certain effect on improving the clinical emergency diagnosis and treatment of concussion.  ...  Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is a new type of magnetic resonance imaging technology.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/7749540 pmid:34899970 pmcid:PMC8654544 fatcat:p3lhqpmd5fhhhiwboht3zrsop4

Pediatric Concussions in United States Emergency Departments in the Years 2002 to 2006

William P. Meehan, Rebekah Mannix
2010 Journal of Pediatrics  
Sixty nine percent of patients diagnosed with a concussion had head imaging.  ...  Most of these patients undergo computed tomography of the head and nearly one third are discharged without specific instructions to follow-up with an out-patient provider for further management.  ...  The authors declare no conflicts of interest.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2010.06.040 pmid:20708747 pmcid:PMC2988879 fatcat:hu2zgqhx2rfjjja7whwt76ebj4

Concussion Leading to Parkinsonism and Debilitating Holmes Tremor in a Teenager, Case Report

2017 ARC Journal of Neuroscience  
In most patients evidence of diffuse axonal injury is seen on magnetic resonance imaging. In contrast to tremor, Parkinsonism is very infrequently reported following acute TBI.  ...  Diffuse axonal injury seen on magnetic resonance imaging in patients with post-traumatic movement disorders has been postulated to play a role in mild TBI [4] .  ... 
doi:10.20431/2456-057x.0202002 fatcat:xqyuxnoryrgtvpkf6rh4mypfti

Contributions of neuroimaging, balance testing, electrophysiology and blood markers to the assessment of sport-related concussion

G A Davis, G L Iverson, K M Guskiewicz, A Ptito, K M Johnston
2009 British Journal of Sports Medicine  
imaging, diffusion tensor imaging), functional imaging (single photon emission computerised tomography, positron emission tomography, functional magnetic resonance imaging), spectroscopy (magnetic resonance  ...  There is accumulating research, however, that shows promise for the future clinical application of functional magnetic resonance imaging in sport concussion assessment and management.  ...  imaging, diffusion tensor imaging), functional imaging (single photon emission computerised tomography, positron emission tomography, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)), spectroscopy (magnetic  ... 
doi:10.1136/bjsm.2009.058123 pmid:19433424 fatcat:dyr2alhfivc2ngd5k5cqrlwphy

Announcement

2004 Neurosurgery  
We did not screen the reported patients with magnetic resonance imaging looking for intradural suppuration, and as reported, no patient developed this complication while receiving treatment or after treatment  ...  The authors point to the use of CT scanning for these pus collections when, in our opinion, magnetic resonance imaging is a preferable imaging modality to rule out a concurrent small loculated subdural  ... 
doi:10.1097/00006123-200407000-00056 fatcat:bema25boqref5ptkpxgkdca3zm

Summary and agreement statement of the 2nd International Conference on Concussion in Sport, Prague 2004

P McCrory
2005 British Journal of Sports Medicine  
and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)-they are still at early stages of development  ...  In addition, the predictive value of various magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities that may be incidentally discovered is not established.  ...  Deformity was measured by magnetic resonance imaging and three dimensional image analysis before and after exercise.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bjsm.2005.018614 pmid:15793085 pmcid:PMC1725173 fatcat:wnh7n64weze4flcqz3su52e5iu

Application of Advanced Neuroimaging Modalities in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

Stephen Ashwal, Karen A. Tong, Nirmalya Ghosh, Brenda Bartnik-Olson, Barbara A. Holshouser
2014 Journal of Child Neurology  
They include (1) susceptibilityweighted imaging; (2) magnetic resonance spectroscopy, particularly magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging; and (3) diffusion-weighted and diffusion tensor imaging.  ...  Keywords children; diffusion tensor imaging; diffusion-weighted imaging; infants; magnetic resonance imaging; magnetic resonance spectroscopy; traumatic brain injury Advances in neuroimaging over the past  ...  Acknowledgments Funding The authors received no funding for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: This work was done at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital and is based  ... 
doi:10.1177/0883073814538504 pmid:24958007 pmcid:PMC4388155 fatcat:floien4nevgm3j6rdsqnyriov4

Diagnostic confirmation of mild traumatic brain injury by diffusion tensor imaging: a case report

Ranga Krishna, Michael Grinn, Nicholas Giordano, Magesh Thirunavukkarasu, Prasanna Tadi, Shibani Das
2012 Journal of Medical Case Reports  
These results are indicative of post-traumatic gliosis and are undetectable by magnetic resonance imaging. Our patient was treated with cognitive therapy.  ...  A diagnosis of post-concussion syndrome was suggested.  ...  Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Currently the most sensitive imaging test of the head commonly used in clinical practice.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1752-1947-6-66 pmid:22339800 pmcid:PMC3299601 fatcat:aef4eqcwnfekdeby6ohbkkrhee

Do We Forget to Treat Concussion?

Douglas Hammond, David Davies, Zhangjie Su
2015 Faculty Dental Journal  
Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank Bernie Speculand for inspiring the idea of a paper on this topic to be produced for the dental audience.  ...  and imbalances is via high-resolution magnetic resonance spectroscopy and diffusion tensor imaging.  ...  Unenhanced plain CT has been demonstrated to be the investigation of choice for imaging acute traumatic brain injury, with superior sensitivity to fresh blood over magnetic resonance imaging.  ... 
doi:10.1308/204268515x14174408396046 fatcat:7r3kkokbd5gr5ewjf6ojdknhe4

Concussions and their consequences: current diagnosis, management and prevention

C. H. Tator
2013 CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal  
Conventional computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans almost always appear normal after concussions, even after repeated concussions. 1 Numerous biomarkers of concussion are  ...  • Postconcussion syndrome (i.e., symptoms of concussion persist for weeks or months; more common after repeated concussions) • Post-traumatic epilepsy (i.e., onset of epilepsy after head trauma) • Psychosocial  ...  Box 5: Resources for clinicians • ThinkFirst Canada (www.thinkfirst.ca): Information sheets on concussion for physicians and others, and a full description of the 6-step return-to-play protocol  ... 
doi:10.1503/cmaj.120039 pmid:23877672 pmcid:PMC3735746 fatcat:b6pqhpgrojg2bcy2rhh6ex4gwm
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