Patients in a vegetative state following traumatic brain injury display a reduced intracortical modulation.

@article{Bagnato2012PatientsIA,
  title={Patients in a vegetative state following traumatic brain injury display a reduced intracortical modulation.},
  author={Sergio Bagnato and Cristina Boccagni and Antonino Sant'angelo and Caterina Prestandrea and Silvia Rizzo and Giuseppe Galardi},
  journal={Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={123 10},
  pages={1937-41}
}
OBJECTIVE Patients in coma who fail to wake develop a condition known as a vegetative state (VS). While we know that some cortical activities exist in patients in VS, it remains unclear whether interneuronal modulation can be abnormal in the cerebral cortex of these patients. The aim of the study was to evaluate the inhibitory and excitatory interneuronal… CONTINUE READING