Cerebrovascular injury caused by a high strain rate insult in the thorax

  title={Cerebrovascular injury caused by a high strain rate insult in the thorax},
  author={Amy Courtney and Michael W. Courtney},
  journal={arXiv: Medical Physics},
Abstract : Primary blast-induced traumatic brain injury (TBI) has increased in documented incidence and public prominence in recent conflicts. Evidence for a thoracic mechanism of blast-induced TBI was recently reviewed and, while the totality is compelling, data from experiments isolating this mechanism is sparse. Notably, one recent study showed pericapillar haemorrhage in brain tissue from victims of single, fatal gunshot wounds to the chest. Here, qualitative results are reported for a… 
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