Generalized tonic-clonic seizure after a taser shot to the head
- Long-Term Follow-up of a Patient with Traumatic Brain Injury Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging. Skoglund, T. S.; Nilsson, D.; Ljungberg, M.; Jönsson, L.; Rydenhag, B. // Acta Radiologica;Feb2008, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p98
This case report describes a patient who sustained severe head trauma with diffuse axonal injury (DAI). Examination with magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging (MR-DTI), 6 days post-injury, showed a severe reduction in fractional anisotropy (FA) in the rostral pons containing the...
- Probing for consciousness after severe brain injury by functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Aslaksen, Per; Vangberg, Torgil; Schäfer, Christoph // Journal of Neurology;Mar2012, Vol. 259 Issue 3, p576
The article presents a study that investigates consciousness after severe brain injury using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). It cites the case of a 20-year-old woman who sustained a traumatic brain injury after a traffic accident. It measures the patient's brain responses for...
- Unusual self-inflicted penetrating craniocerebral injury by a nail. Shenoy, S.N.; Raja, A. // Neurology India;Sep2003, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p411
Penetrating injuries of the brain caused by a nail are rare. An interesting case of a patient with schizophrenia who attempted suicide by a self-inflicted penetrating intracranial injury using a nail is reported here. The literature related to this unusual case is reviewed.
- Lesiones intracraneales originadas con pistola de bala cautiva. // Revista Neurocirugia;dic2010, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p491
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- The Clinical Efficacy of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Neuroimaging. Kent, Daniel L.; Haynor, David R.; Longstreth Jr., W.T.; Larson, Eric B. // Annals of Internal Medicine;5/15/94, Vol. 120 Issue 10, p856
Presents information on a study which assessed the clinical efficacy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for neuroimaging. Safety evaluations of MRI; Methodology; Results and discussion; Conclusions.
- Clinical Findings in the Chronic Phase of Traumatic Brain Injury: Data From 12 Years' Experience in the Cognitive Neurology Outpatient Clinic at the University of Leipzig. Scheid, Rainer; Von Cramon, D. Yves // Deutsches Aerzteblatt International;3/26/2010, Vol. 107 Issue 12, p7
The article presents a study on the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI). It used clinical data of 320 TBI patients from the Cognitive Neurology Outpatient Clinic at the University of Leipzig, Germany. The results show that suitable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
- Value of MRI in the Evaluation of Patients with Seizures: An Illustrative Case. Patel, Y.; Pinkert, H. W.; Kaufman, M. A. // Internet Journal of Neurology;2007, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p5
We describe a patient with a past medical history of hypoxic brain injury who presented with headache of three day's duration following a seizure. During the seizure, loss of consciousness and backward fall resulted in head trauma. Computerized tomography (CT) imaging demonstrated a subdural...
- PET/MRI May Show Changes in Brain Trauma Cases. // Radiology Today;Dec2010, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p40
The article focuses on an animal study which reveals that positron emission tomography (PET) images fused with magnetic resonance (MR) images help researchers better understand the long-term functional and structural changes that occur after traumatic brain injury (TBI). It notes that TBI is a...
- Classification of Severe Head Injury Based on Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Firsching, R.; Woischneck, D.; Klein, S.; Reißberg, S.; Döhring, W.; Peters, B. // Acta Neurochirurgica;Apr2001, Vol. 143 Issue 3, p263
Summary Object. In 1991 a new pioneering classification of severe head injuries had been proposed, based on CT findings. Unfortunately CT cannot visualise all lesions. Especially brain stem lesions may escape CT in spite of modern equipment, but may be demonstrated by MRI. The high incidence of...