S-100 serum levels after minor and major head injury.

  title={S-100 serum levels after minor and major head injury.},
  author={Ralf Dirk Rothoerl and Chris Woertgen and Matthias Holzschuh and Christoph Metz and Alexander Brawanski},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={45 4},
BACKGROUND S-100, a protein of astroglial cells, is described as a marker for central nervous system damage. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether the marker could give information about the severity and possibility of functional recovery after minor and severe head injury. METHODS Thirty patients after severe head injury (Glasgow Coma Scale score < 9) and 11 patients after minor head injury (Glasgow Coma Scale score > 12) were included. In each case, blood samples were drawn within 6… CONTINUE READING

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