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Traumatic Brain Injury

Pathobiology, Advanced Diagnostics and Acute Management

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) syndrome has emerged as a serious health concern worldwide due to the severity of outcomes and growing socioeconomic impacts of the diseases, e.g., high cost of long-term medical care and loss of quality of life. This book focuses on the TBI pathobiology as well as on the recent developments in advanced diagnostics and acute management. The presented topics encompass personal experience and visions of the chapter contributors as well as an extensive analysis of the TBI literature. The book is addressed to a broad audience of readers from students to practicing clinicians.

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Traumatic Brain InjuryPathobiology, Advanced Diagnostics and Acute ManagementEdited by Nikolai Gorbunov

Published: May 9th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68640

ISBN: 978-1-78923-117-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-116-8

Copyright year: 2018

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1. Introduction: Biomedical Challenges and Socioeconomic Burden

By Nikolai V. Gorbunov and Joseph B. Long

55

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2. Head Injury Mechanisms

By Esmaeil Fakharian, Saeed Banaee, Hamed Yazdanpanah and Mahmood Momeny

48

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3. Age-Dependent Responses Following Traumatic Brain Injury

By Thomas Brickler, Paul Morton, Amanda Hazy and Michelle H. Theus

78

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4. Explosive Blast Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

By John Magnuson and Geoffrey Ling

72

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5. Traumatic Penumbra: Opportunities for Neuroprotective and Neurorestorative Processes

By Andrea Regner, Lindolfo da Silva Meirelles and Daniel Simon

72

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6. Diffuse Axonal Injury: A Devastating Pathology

By Christ Ordookhanian, Katherine Tsai, Sean W. Kaloostian and Paul E. Kaloostian

51

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7. Role of Fibrinogen in Vascular Cognitive Impairment in Traumatic Brain Injury

By Nino Muradashvili, Suresh C. Tyagi and David Lominadze

48

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8. Perfusion Computed Tomography in Traumatic Brain Injury

By Cino Bendinelli, Shannon Cooper, Christian Abel, Andrew Bivard and Zsolt J. Balogh

62

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9. Traumatic Axonal Injury in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

By Sung Ho Jang

71

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10. Metabolic Responses and Profiling of Bioorganic Phosphates and Phosphate Metabolites in Traumatic Brain Injury

By Noam Naphatali Tal, Tesla Yudhistira, Woo Hyun Lee, Youngsam Kim and David G. Churchill

54

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11. Management of Intracranial Pressure in Traumatic Brain Injury

By Christ Ordookhanian, Meena Nagappan, Dina Elias and Paul E. Kaloostian

50

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12. Targeted Temperature Management in Traumatic Brain Injury

By Sombat Muengtaweepongsa and Pornchai Yodwisithsak

89

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13. Complementary Traditional Chinese Medicine Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury

By Ching-Chih Chen, Yu-Chiang Hung and Wen-Long Hu

47

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