Neuroendocrine dysfunction in acute phase of moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury: a prospective study.

@article{Prasanna2015NeuroendocrineDI,
  title={Neuroendocrine dysfunction in acute phase of moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury: a prospective study.},
  author={K. Lakshmi Prasanna and Radhey Shyam Mittal and Ashok Gandhi},
  journal={Brain injury},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={336-42}
}
OBJECTIVES Most of the retrospective studies have demonstrated that traumatic brain injury mediated hypopituitarism could be more frequent than previously known. Therefore, this study has prospectively investigated pituitary function and their correlation with severity, pressure effect and Glasgow Outcome Scale in the acute phase of moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred consecutive moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury patients from August 2012 to… CONTINUE READING

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