Outcome of Diffuse Axonal Injury Treated Conservatively

@inproceedings{Totla2016OutcomeOD,
  title={Outcome of Diffuse Axonal Injury Treated Conservatively},
  author={Rajgopal J. Totla and Ishtyaque Ansari and Kunal Mehta},
  year={2016}
}
Diffuse axonal injury is a brain injury in which damage in the form of extensive lesions in white matter tracts occurs over a widespread area. DAI is one of the most common and devastating types of traumatic brain injury and major cause of unconsciousness and persistent vegetative state after head trauma. It occurs in about half of all cases of severe head trauma. This study was undertaken to investigate the correlation between the degrees of injuries based on MRI findings and the mean time… 

Outcome of diffuse axonal injury in moderate and severe traumatic brain injury

It is concluded that the severity of the traumatic head injury and the grade of the DAI impact the outcome, and Survivors require long-term hospitalization and rehabilitation to improve their chances of recovery.

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