Selected cases of poor outcome following a minor brain trauma: comparing neuropsychological and positron emission tomography assessment.

@article{Ruff1994SelectedCO,
  title={Selected cases of poor outcome following a minor brain trauma: comparing neuropsychological and positron emission tomography assessment.},
  author={Ronald M. Ruff and John A. Crouch and Alexander I Tr{\"o}ster and L. F. Marshall and Monte S. Buchsbaum and Stephen Lottenberg and L M Somers},
  journal={Brain injury},
  year={1994},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={297-308}
}
Neuropsychological residua are common particularly in the early stages following a minor traumatic brain injury (TBI), however, a minority of individuals complain of persistent deficits following months or years post-accident. Nine such cases are presented with little or no evidence of brain damage demonstrated according to non-functional neuroimaging (for example CT, MRI), yet their neuropsychological examinations were positive. Since the introduction of positron emission tomography (PET… CONTINUE READING

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