Role of the Dopaminergic System in the Striatum and Its Association With Functional Recovery or Rehabilitation After Brain Injury

  title={Role of the Dopaminergic System in the Striatum and Its Association With Functional Recovery or Rehabilitation After Brain Injury},
  author={Antonio Verduzco-Mendoza and Paul Carrillo-Mora and Alberto Avila-Luna and Arturo G{\'a}lvez-Rosas and Adriana Olmos-Hern{\'a}ndez and Daniel Mota-Rojas and Antonio Bueno-Nava},
  journal={Frontiers in Neuroscience},
Disabilities are estimated to occur in approximately 2% of survivors of traumatic brain injury (TBI) worldwide, and disability may persist even decades after brain injury. Facilitation or modulation of functional recovery is an important goal of rehabilitation in all patients who survive severe TBI. However, this recovery tends to vary among patients because it is affected by the biological and physical characteristics of the patients; the types, doses, and application regimens of the drugs… 
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