Contributions of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to sport concussion evaluation.

@article{Ptito2007ContributionsOF,
  title={Contributions of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to sport concussion evaluation.},
  author={Alain Ptito and Jen-Kai Chen and Karen M. Johnston},
  journal={NeuroRehabilitation},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={217-27}
}
Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in contact sport is a problem of such magnitude that improved approaches to diagnosis, investigation and management are urgent. Concussion has traditionally been described as a transient, fully reversible, cerebral dysfunction. However, this seemingly 'mild' injury sometimes results in long-lasting and disabling post-concussion symptoms (PCS) and abnormal neuropsychological profiles characteristic of frontal and/or temporal lobe dysfunction. At present, the… CONTINUE READING