Traumatic brain injury.

  title={Traumatic brain injury.},
  author={John W. Finnie and Peter C. Blumbergs},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  volume={39 6},
Animal models have played a critical role in elucidating the complex pathogenesis of traumatic brain injury, the major cause of death and disability in young adults in Western countries. This review discusses how different types of animal models are useful for the study of neuropathologic processes in traumatic, blunt, nonmissile head injury.