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Acute Traumatic Brain Injury - Adeventures in Neuropathology


Skull Surprise

Harvard Medical School researchers based at Massachusetts General Hospital have made two surprising new discoveries about the skull and …

Immune System


I’m back at the European Society for Emergency Meeting for another couple of talks (older ones can be found here , here and here…).<p>I have the luxury …


Transmissible amyloid.

2016 Aug;280(2):153-63. doi: 10.1111/joim.12499. Epub 2016 Mar 22.<p>1Department of Neurobiology Care Sciences and Society, Division of Neurogeriatrics, …

Alzheimer's Disease

Development and validation of a physical model to investigate the biomechanics of infant head impact.

2017 Jul;276:111-119. doi: 10.1016/j.forsciint.2017.03.025. Epub 2017 Apr 13.<p>1Cardiff School of Engineering, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK. …

Cardiff University

Traumatic brain injury and the neuronal microenvironment: a potential role for neuropathological mechanotransduction.

2015 Mar 18;85(6):1177-92. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.02.041.<p>1Disease Biophysics Group, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, School …


Ideas Labs | The Brain's Response to Trauma | Antoine Jerusalem


Cranial and Facial Bones


Vasculature of the Brain

Posterior circulation ischaemic stroke

What you need to knowPosterior circulation stroke causes a wide range of non-specific presenting symptomsMore than a third of posterior circulation …

CCTV footage of man killed by single punch released by police

Police have released footage of the moment a 51-year-old man was fatally attacked in Trafalgar Square in a plea for witnesses to come forward.<p>Desmond …

Physics & traumatic brain injury: perforating contact GSW. Bullet: tremendous kinetic energy. Skull: can’t expand. Brain: not elastic. Radial displacement forces brain against skull. Cortical contusions, diffuse SAH, displaced fxs #neuropath #Forensics #forensicpath #braininjury

Ischemic injury in the brain: looking for shrunken cells, red neurons/eosinophilia, dispersed granular Nissl substance, irregular cellular contours, pyknotic nuclei, later - Bergmann’s gliosis #neuropath #pathboards #forensicpath #forensics #pathology


The National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) was founded with “<p>the dual purposes of fostering the professional growth of physician death …

"The pen is mightier than the sword" - suicidal trans-orbital intracranial penetrating injury from a pencil.

2018 Jun;14(2):221-224. doi: 10.1007/s12024-018-9959-9. Epub 2018 Feb 24.<p>1Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Belgrade - School of …

For the public who are watching this, this is what a bleed looks like from the inside if we remove the bone. You can seen it pushing on the brain... That's what's making her unconscious... #Brainbook

Some surgeons here have mentioned herniation... When the blood pushes the brain down, it can cause pressure on certain nerves, including nerves that help your pupil react to light! That's why the pupil is not reacting and being dilated is a bad sign... #Brainbook

Acute Subdural Haematoma - what is it and how do brain surgeons evacuate them?

Surgeon who died after one punch told off accused for smoking, court hears

The sound of a punched surgeon’s head hitting a hospital’s tile floor was like “the noise of a 10-pin bowling ball”, a court has heard.<p>There was evidence the impact of the fall cracked the tile floor, Crown prosecutor Mark Gibson SC told Melbourne magistrates court.<p>Joseph Esmaili, 23, is charged …

Incidence of Delayed Intracranial Hemorrhage in Older Patients After Blunt Head Trauma.

Importance: Current guidelines conflict on the management of older adults who have blunt head trauma taking anticoagulant and antiplatelet …


Diagnosing Dementia: Brain damage linked to increased dementia risk for decades after injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been associated with dementia, but the association has not been studied over a long period of time. Anna Nordström …

Brodmann area

A <b>Brodmann area</b> is a region of the cerebral cortex, in the human or other primate brain, defined by its cytoarchitecture, or histological structure …

5 signs of a base of skull fracture

Base of skull fracture

AppSurgeOn - 3D Skull Atlas

The most powerful 3D educational experience ever<p>Download the App now!<p><i>"3D Skull Atlas is the best anatomy App I have ever seen! Great to understand 3D</i> …


Intracranial bleeds can be a daunting subject for many medical students and junior doctors. The imaging apperances of the different types of bleeds …