Change of ascending reticular activating system with recovery from vegetative state to minimally conscious state in a stroke patient

@article{Jang2016ChangeOA,
  title={Change of ascending reticular activating system with recovery from vegetative state to minimally conscious state in a stroke patient},
  author={Sung Ho Jang and Chul Hoon Chang and Young Jin Jung and You Sung Seo},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={95}
}
Rationale: We report on a stroke patient who showed change of the ascending reticular activating system (ARAS) concurrent with recovery from a vegetative state (VS) to a minimally conscious state (MCS), which was demonstrated on diffusion tensor tractography (DTT). Patient concerns: A 59-year-old male patient underwent CT-guided stereotactic drainage 3 times for management of intracerebral hemorrhage and intraventricular hemorrhage. Diagnosis: After 4 months from onset, when starting… Expand
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