Assessment of an experimental rodent model of pediatric mild traumatic brain injury.

@article{Mychasiuk2014AssessmentOA,
  title={Assessment of an experimental rodent model of pediatric mild traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Richelle Mychasiuk and Allyson Farran and Michael E\sser},
  journal={Journal of neurotrauma},
  year={2014},
  volume={31 8},
  pages={749-57}
}
Childhood is one the highest risk periods for experiencing a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) from sports-related concussions, motor vehicle accidents, and falls. In addition, many children experience lingering symptomology (post-concussion syndrome) from these closed head injuries. Although the negative sequel of mTBI has been described, a clinically reliable animal model of mild pediatric brain injury has not. The purpose of this study was to examine the validity of a modified weight-drop… CONTINUE READING

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