Forensic Neuropathology

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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 …

Neurology

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 …

The Brain

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> …

3D Printing

Archives

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

Neurology

Archives

An introduction to brain aneurysms<p>An aneurysm is a bulge in the wall of an artery. It creates a weak point in a pressurised system. The aneurysm can …

Medicine

K-Anatomy

CT Brain Anatomy - Tutorial introduction

CT Brain Anatomy <br>Tutorial introduction<p>Keypoints<p>Learn the key anatomy required to understand CT images of the brain<p>Related tutorials and galleries<p>This …

Tutorials

Human Communication and the Brain

New Discovery<p>Abstract<p>If a person on the street asks you for directions to the movie theater, the person’s age or the presence of a bike instead of a …

Neurology

What Is Spinal Cord Injury?

Core Concept<p>Abstract<p>The spinal cord is a pathway for messages to and from the brain and other parts of the body. It has nerve cells called neurons …

Neuroscience

Why Doesn’t Your Brain Heal Like Your Skin?

Core Concept<p>Abstract<p>Skin wounds like scrapes and cuts may be painful, but they usually heal perfectly. Worst case scenario, you may be left with a …

Neuroscience

Contrecoup fractures of the anterior cranial fossae as a consequence of blunt force caused by a fall

1.<p>Birch-Hirschfeld A (1930) Die Erkrankungen der Orbita. In: Schieck F, A Brückner (eds) Kurzes Handbuch der Ophthalmologie, Vol 3. Springer, …

Contrecoup skull fractures | Journal of Neurosurgery, Vol 42, No 5

Departments of Pathology and Radiology, Case Western Reserve University, and the Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office, Cleveland, Ohio<p>Abstract<p>✓ The …

Morrisons murder trial: Nick Rogers’ fatal injury caused by ‘violent twisting’ of the head

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 16:10 07 December 2017 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 17:41 07 December 2017<p>Nick Rogers. Picture: The Rogers family<p>Archant<p>A jury has heard either punches or a …

Multiple Sclerosis

Do currently available disease-modifying medications delay the clinical progression of multiple sclerosis?<p>Multiple sclerosis is the most prevalent …

Guardian of the brain: the blood-brain barrier

When the German scientist Paul Ehrlich injected dye into the bloodstream of mice more than 130 years ago, he came across an unusual phenomenon. The …

The Paravascular Pathway for Brain Waste Clearance: Current Understanding, Significance and Controversy

Abstract<p>The paravascular pathway, also known as the “glymphatic” pathway, is a recently described system for waste clearance in the brain. According …

‘We believe you harmed your child’: the war over shaken baby convictions

Expert witnesses who claim parents have been wrongly accused have been vilified and struck off. But the science is anything but certain. What happens to the truth when experts can’t agree? By Will Storr<p>At first, Craig Stillwell and Carla Andrews only vaguely registered the change at the hospital; …

3D Brain

<i>This interactive brain model is powered by the Wellcome Trust and developed by Matt Wimsatt and Jack Simpson; reviewed by John Morrison, Patrick Hof,</i> …

Neuroscience

The Futility of Looking for Mass Murder in Stephen Paddock's Brain

Next week Stanford neuropathologist Hannes Vogel expects to receive Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock's brain, which he plans to examine for an …

Stephen Paddock

Scientists And Surgeons Team Up To Create Virtual Human Brain Cells

Scientists in Seattle have created three-dimensional computer reconstructions of living human brain cells by studying tissue that is usually discarded during surgery.<p>The virtual cells, unveiled Wednesday by The Allen Institute for Brain Science, capture not only the shape and anatomy of living …

Neurophilosophy

Thug boasted he was 'going to bang someone out tonight' before killing dad-of-two with single punch

A thug who killed a dad-of-two with a single punch went out “looking for trouble” after boasting he was “going to bang someone out tonight”.<p>Kieron …

Crime

Gross-micro correlation: gunshot wound of head / hemorrhage: anterior comissure, globus pallidus, putamen#neuropath #forensicpath #forensics https://t.co/8lOXCGGbfD

Intracranial hemorrhages. #neurology #foamrad #brain #foamed #foaned #meded https://t.co/LZliqx0kA6

Evolution of cerebral contusions. Note how cerebral oedema/edema takes a while to mature. #trauma #TBI #radiology #FOAMrad #FOAMed #brain https://t.co/7ndyOeRfO4

This patient was walking and talking. #FOAMed large bilateral sdh after minor fall. https://t.co/KQE3xcrzrL

40 years of the Glasgow Coma Scale

Copyright: Viktor Levi | Dreamstime.com How often have you watched a hospital drama where someone says ‘the patient has a GCS of <i>x</i>’? What does GCS …

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