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Preexisting conditions in older adults with mild traumatic brain injuries.
Brain Injury; Karr JE, Iverson GL et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2021 - This study examined the prevalence of preexisting conditions that could affect premorbid brain health, cognition, and functional independence among older adults with mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), and the relationship between preexisting cond...

Cytotoxic edema associated with hemorrhage predicts poor outcome after traumatic brain ...
Journal of Neurotrauma; Turtzo LC, Luby M et. al.

Sep 21st, 2021 - Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is rarely used in the acute evaluation of traumatic brain injury (TBI), but may identify findings of clinical importance not detected by computed tomography (CT). We aimed to characterize the association of cytotox...

Intraorbital Expansion of an Intradiploic Frontal Epidermoid Cyst: A Case Report and Sh...
The American Journal of Case Reports; Antoniades E, Cheva A et. al.

Sep 16th, 2021 - BACKGROUND Calvarial epidermoid cysts (EC) are encased remnants of ectoderm at the third week of gestation. There are also reports which consider them sequelae of head trauma. They are benign lesions. As they develop, they exert a mass effect to a...

Childhood head trauma and the risk of childhood brain tumours: a case-control study in ...
International Journal of Cancer; Cheng S, McLaughlin JR et. al.

Sep 15th, 2021 - Head trauma in early childhood has been hypothesized as a potential risk factor for childhood brain tumours (CBTs). However, head trauma has not been extensively studied in the context of CBTs and existing studies have yielded conflicting results....

Inner Ear Symptoms Are Prevalent in Patients with High Head Abbreviated Injury Scale Sc...
Audiology & Neuro-otology; Choi JE, Chang YR et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - The purpose of this article was to determine the prevalence of inner ear symptoms in patients with blunt head trauma and to explore whether the severity of head trauma was associated with the incidence of such symptoms. We performed a retrospectiv...

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Guidelines  6 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Head Trauma: 2021 Update.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Shih RY et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Head trauma (ie, head injury) is a significant public health concern and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children and young adults. Neuroimaging plays an important role in the management of head and brain injury, which can be sepa...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Head Trauma-Child.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Ryan ME et. al.

May 7th, 2020 - Head trauma is a frequent indication for cranial imaging in children. The majority of accidental pediatric head trauma is minor and sustained without intracranial injury. Well-validated pediatric-specific clinical decision guidelines should be use...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Tinnitus.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Kessler MM et. al.

Nov 6th, 2017 - Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the absence of an external source. It is a common symptom that can be related to hearing loss and other benign causes. However, tinnitus may be disabling and can be the only symptom in a patient with a centra...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Suspected Physical Abuse-Child.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Wootton-Gorges SL et. al.

May 6th, 2017 - The youngest children, particularly in the first year of life, are the most vulnerable to physical abuse. Skeletal survey is the universal screening examination in children 24 months of age and younger. Fractures occur in over half of abused child...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Head Trauma.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; Shetty VS, Reis MN et. al.

Jun 5th, 2016 - Neuroimaging plays an important role in the management of head trauma. Several guidelines have been published for identifying which patients can avoid neuroimaging. Noncontrast head CT is the most appropriate initial examination in patients with m...

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News  212 results

Low Risk of Delayed Brain Bleed After Blunt Head Trauma in Older People on DOAC Therapy

Apr 16th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There is a low risk of delayed intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) in older patients on direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) therapy who fall and hit their head, according to a new study. This finding calls into question the need...

Pediatric Minority Patients Less Likely to Undergo ED Imaging

Feb 8th, 2021 - Significant racial and ethnic differences in diagnostic imaging rates exist among children receiving care in pediatric EDs across the United States, Jennifer R. Marin, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Children's Hospital of Pitts...

The Man Behind the Brain: Harvey Cushing's Legacy

Sep 9th, 2020 - A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more than even the whole man — he must view the man in his world. –Harvey Williams Cushing A well-known photo of Harvey Cushing, taken by a friend in Switzerland. Source: Wikimedia C...

A 25-Year-Old Man With Diplopia and Loss of Body Control

Sep 3rd, 2020 - INO can be unilateral or bilateral. The most common cause of unilateral INO in the elderly is stroke. In young patients with unilateral or more typically bilateral INO, multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most frequently implicated underlying cause, wi...

Cooling Device Limits Esophageal Lesions From AF Ablations

Jul 29th, 2020 - Repurposing a device meant to cool patients after surviving a cardiac arrest allows cardiologists to minimize esophageal injury during radio frequency ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF), new research suggests. The device (ensoETM, Attune Medica...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →