Pathophysiology of neurodegeneration following traumatic brain injury.

  title={Pathophysiology of neurodegeneration following traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Marco Aurelio M. Freire},
  journal={The West Indian medical journal},
  volume={61 7},
Acute neuropathological conditions, including brain and spinal cord trauma, are leading causes of death and disabilities worldwide, especially in children and young adults. The causes of brain and spinal cord injuries include automobile accidents, accidents during recreational activities, falls and violent attacks. In the United States of America alone, around 1.7 million people each year seek medical care for some kind of head injury. About fifty-two thousand of these people will die, while… CONTINUE READING


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